Child care costs
Some states have moved ahead with plans of their own to boost child care subsidies after a national effort by Democrats in Washington stalled.
MILFORD, Mass. (AP) — Doug Emhoff, the spouse of Vice President Kamala Harris, visited a Massachusetts preschool on Monday to promote the Biden administration’s plan to invest billions of dollars in early childhood education and ease financial pressures on working parents.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Congresswoman Teresa Leger Fernández told a crowd of educators and parents on Friday that she wants federal help to cap child care costs and raise pay for child care workers.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Child care costs in most states exceed federal subsidy payments provided to low-income parents, according to a newly released report from the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General, leaving working families with few affordable options.
The Stamford Advocate and Greenwich Time is publishing short stories about local families and people in need of a helping hand during the holiday season.
Every Thursday and Sunday through the end of the year, the Stamford Advocate and Greenwich Time will publish short stories about local families and people in need of a helping hand.