Sen. Kirkpatrick Selected as Vice Chair of NCSL Committee on Children, Families and Human Services.

ATLANTA, GA (Jan. 5, 2024) — Sen. Kay Kirkpatrick (R–Marietta) was recently selected to serve a two-year term as vice chair of the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) Children, Families, and Human Services Committee.

Sen. Kay Kirkpatrick (R–Marietta) was recently selected to serve a two-year term as vice chair of the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) Children, Families, and Human Services Committee.

This newly established committee, previously part of the Health and Human Services Committee, focuses on advocating for states’ interests in federal decisions related to various issues affecting children and families. These matters include child welfare, child support, early learning, youth homelessness, and aging services. Additionally, the committee plays a crucial role in safeguarding vital federal programs such as Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, and the Child Care Development Block Grant.

Sen. Kirkpatrick expressed her gratitude for the appointment, stating, “I am deeply honored to extend my work on behalf of children and families to this esteemed national position. The challenges and opportunities we face in these areas are significant, and I am eager to represent and safeguard the interests of Georgia in this new capacity.”

The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), founded in 1975, stands as a pivotal organization tailored for state legislators and legislative staff across the nation. It offers a comprehensive range of bipartisan resources, including research, training, and technical assistance, transcending geographical boundaries to support legislators in all 50 states, commonwealths, territories, and the District of Columbia.


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