Lawmakers Push Quality Control for Low-Income Child Care - KHGI-TV/KWNB-TV/KHGI-CD-Grand Island, Kearney, Hastings

Lawmakers Push Quality Control for Low-Income Child Care

Posted: Updated:

Lawmakers are pushing for the quality of low-income child care to be monitored by the state.

Nebraska spends nearly $95 million a year on child-care for working, low-income families. A new bill would require the rating of any provider receiving at least $250,000 dollars a year to be monitored.

The bill would also expand eligibility for the child-care recipients by increasing the maximum yearly income by $2,000 by 2015.

The current maximum income for a family of three is $23,400.

Untitled Document

Facebook

Powered by WorldNow
General and news information or questions:
Across the Midlands Information:
events@nebraska.tv
Comments: comments@nebraska.tv
News:
news@nebraska.tv
Phone: 308-743-2494
News Fax: 308-743-2660
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and NTV. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.