Bruce Lesley (@BruceLesley )

Bruce Lesley

Bio Proud father of 4, husband, son, uncle, and child advocate. President of @First_Focus & @Campaign4Kids. Basketball fanatic. #InvestInKids #VoteKids
Location Washington DC / Bethesda, MD
Tweets 84,5K
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Following 19,6K
Account created 12-06-2008 18:35:24
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Buffer : The Kids Aren’t All Right: What the Coronavirus Will Do to Kids - Vann R. Newkirk II - The Atlantic buff.ly/2vMnr9X

Tweetbot for iΟS : “Under [Medicaid] block grants, a State that is knocked down to its knees by a flood, earthquake, hurricane, [or pandemic] would not find a helping hand from the Federal Government at the time it needed help to get back on its feet.” - Sen. Bob Graham link.medium.com/yz1ISPu1d5 (2)

Buffer : This is from Sen. Bob Graham (FL) in 1995 on why Medicaid block grants are terrible policy.

Natural Calamities Need a National Response . . . : Hurricane Opal showed how much we need an over-reaching federal commitment to the states. - LA Times buff.ly/2WQS0q4 (1) twitter.com/CitizenCohn/st…

Tweetbot for iΟS : BREAKING: We’re launching a test that can detect COVID-19 in as little as 5 minutes—bringing rapid testing to the frontlines. abbo.tt/IDNOW

Tweetbot for iΟS : It is too bad the #CARESAct on #COVID2019 did not provide $$ for internet and devices for the millions of low-income kids kids who lack them (a.k.a. The Homework Gap). Instead, have to rely on volunteer efforts like this from D.C.-area local Fox TV. fox5dc.com/news/fox-5-par…

Twitter for iPad : Block or Charge?🏀🤷‍♂️💊🐎💥❤️
E60 7pm est tonight

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Tweetbot for iΟS : Reported US coronavirus cases and deaths via CNN:

4 weeks ago: 61 cases, 0 deaths
3 weeks ago: 265 cases, 14 deaths
2 weeks ago: 1,899 cases, 41 deaths
1 week ago: 15,905 cases, 208 deaths
Right now: 95,174 cases, 1,451 deaths

Buffer : In this year's First Focus Campaign for Children Legislative Scorecard, Rep. Rosa DeLauro was honored, once again, as one of the House's leading #Champions4Children due to her outstanding work to improve the lives of children.

Rep. DeLauro, thanks for all you do for kids! bit.ly/2LnDIZT twitter.com/Campaign4Kids/…

Buffer : 10,000 Tenn. children could lose therapy as insurance companies deny telehealth coverage | WZTV buff.ly/39lk33M

Twitter for iPad : OKC Durant was something else ⚡️

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Tweetbot for iΟS : Type the year you turned 10 in to gif search. twitter.com/sarajbenincasa… pic.twitter.com/HzhbVrNtHi