CWLA Supports Child Care Reconciliation Proposal
By Christine James-Brown, CWLA President and CEO
The Murray-Kaine proposal would triple the funding in CCDBG and would increase the number of families in every state who can afford child care, improve the quality and availability of child care, invest in the workforce, and establish a pilot program that would cap child care expenses for eligible middle-income families. The core of the proposal — increased funding that goes to every state — would increase the number of children receiving child care assistance by more than 1 million children, according to estimates by the Center for Law and Social Policy.
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