US Senators from Oregon named among Top 100 “Defenders of Children”

Congratulations to senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley for being named among First Focus’ 2012 “Defenders of Children”!

The First Focus Campaign for Children places a priority on supporting legislators who stand by our nation’s children. These Champions and Defenders of Children awards recognize the top 100 Members of Congress working to make children and families a national priority in federal policy and budget decisions.

 

In selecting their list of Champions and Defenders, the First Focus Campaign for Children took note of leaders who introduced, co-sponsored, and voted for legislation that would best meet the needs of children. In addition, the organization considered Members who demonstrated extraordinary initiative by spearheading activities such as sponsoring hearings or garnering the support of their colleagues to improve the health and well-being of children.

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