Prichard Committee

Kentucky child care advocates say Beshear’s budget doesn’t do enough 

BY: - December 21, 2023

Gov. Andy Beshear is asking the legislature to spend $141 million over the next two years to stabilize the child care industry, but some advocates for children say that won’t be enough. Beshear’s budget proposal comes as pandemic-era federal assistance is ending, leaving Kentucky’s child care providers to face potential closures, tuition increases and wage […]