4 things Congress can do right now to help working parents get through the pandemic
Congress allocated $3.5 billion for child care services in March, but more funding would help them reopen again safely. The money went to states, which could decide how best to allocate the funding. Some leading Democrats are pushing for another $50 billion and the Center for Law and Social Policy and National Women’s Law Center say that at least $9.6 billion a month is needed to fund existing providers.
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