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Lawmakers pitched on economic, educational value of increasing state support for child care

BY: - February 20, 2024

FRANKFORT — Kathy Donelan doesn’t like the options facing her Northern Kentucky child care and preschool center if the state doesn’t put money into the child care industry this session.  “I could close,” Donelan told members of the Senate Families and Children Committee Tuesday as she testified in support of the Horizons Act, a $300 […]

Republican senator will ask Kentucky lawmakers to put $300 million into strengthening child care

BY: - February 12, 2024

Republican state Sen. Danny Carroll has announced his anticipated child care legislation will come with a $300 million, two-year price tag.  The ambitious proposal, called the Horizons Act, would have Kentucky spend far more than the $104 million over the biennium approved by the House for the child care sector and the $141 million that […]