Congress Sends Bi-Partisan Child Care Bill to President's Desk

For the first time in 18 years, Congress has reauthorized the Child Care and Development Block Grant, the primary federal grant program that provides child care assistance to families and funds quality initiatives for child care.

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For the first time in 18 years, Congress has reauthorized the Child Care and Development Block Grant, the primary federal grant program that provides child care assistance to families and funds quality initiatives for child care.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the Senate voted to pass S.1086, the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014 led by Senators Tom Harkin (D-IA), Lamar Alexander (R-TN), Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), and Richard Burr (R-NC) and Representatives John Kline (R-MN), George Miller (D-CA), Todd Rokita (R-IN), and David Loebsack (D-IA).