To ensure the health and well-being of children in Massachusetts, we run a number of Public Health programs through our state government, including immunizations, violence prevention, support for pregnant women & infants, and other broad-based efforts to nurture kids and strengthen families.
MassBudget's new brief, "Children and Public Health in the House Ways & Means Budget" analyzes the House Ways & Means plans for Public Health, particularly as it would affect kids. We find that:
MassBudget's Children's Budget includes a "Health" section with detailed descriptions of these programs as well as complete funding information. "Children and Public Health in the House Ways & Means Budget" is part of a series of MassBudget briefs analyzing key elements in the budget proposals for FY 2014.