Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG)

Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG)

On July 7, CLASP submitted this statement for the record after the House Ways and Means Worker and Family Support subcommittee hearing on June 23, 2020. 

Jun 15, 2020 | Report/Brief | Suzanne Wikle

Any discussion about strengthening Medicaid should build on this current successful foundation rather than threatening states' financial stability—and patients' health and well-being—with drastic changes to the program's financing and structure.

Testimony of Hannah Matthews to the U.S. House of Representatives Education and Labor Committee's Member Briefing, May 26, 2020.

The impact of the pandemic on child care has already been extensive, and the system is struggling to survive. The federal government should allocate $50 billion in relief funds for child care in the next coronavirus package. 

Child care is an essential part of our economy, preparing children for the future and enabling parents and caregivers to work, all while employing a large workforce.

Apr 23, 2020 | Report/Brief | Rebecca Ullrich

This brief provides new estimates of what it would cost to sustain the child care system during the coronavirus pandemic. We estimate that at least $9.6 billion is needed each month to fully fund existing providers in the child care system.