Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG)

Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG)

While the sector received a critical down payment on relief from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) Act and the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, President Biden’s American Rescue Plan offers a bold investment in child care relief, finally delivering on the promise of a total of at least $50 billion in direct relief funding.

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.