To fully appreciate what Healthy Montana Kids has accomplished, remember the way things used to be:
In the debate over extending Medicaid, proponents often cite the "working poor" as Montanans who would benefit,
It’s extremely difficult to be successful in life without a high school diploma.
Letting Montana’s children — OUR children — die at a rate that is higher than almost anywhere else in the country is inexcusable.
HELENA — Montana ranked 28th best nationally in some key indicators of children’s well-being, but once again trailed its four neighboring states, the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s 2012 Kids Count Data Book showed Tuesday.
Montana ranked a dismal 33rd overall among the 50 states on 10 measures of children’s well-being in the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s annual Kids Count report released last week.
HELENA — Montana received the worst rankings in its five-state region in key child health and well-being indicators, the Annie E. Casey Foundation reported in its 2011 Kids Count Data Book released Wednesday.