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Ben Free

Ben Free

Policy and Reporting Analyst

Benjamin Free joined NCCD in 2015 as a policy and reporting analyst for SafeMeasures®. He holds a bachelor's degree in political science from Beloit College and has previous experience working in state Senate politics. Since joining NCCD, he has created analytical code as a programmer and led operations with child welfare agencies for the states of New Jersey, Virginia, and North Carolina.

Recent Publications by Ben Free:

Ben Free, Business Analyst

This past February marked President Obama’s last release of a proposed federal budget for the fiscal year. Like each budget before, it contains numerous priorities and provides funding for strategies to support them. Among the many strategies that have been included in President Obama’s eight budget proposals, one little-known strategy has shown