Sen. Blumenthal: More federal funding needed for child care amid shortage

Sen. Richard Blumenthal says the latest federal budget has increased funding for child care, but more is needed.

News 12 Staff

Apr 8, 2024, 11:01 AM

Updated 49 days ago

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Sen. Richard Blumenthal says he is pushing for more federal funding for child care in Connecticut and nationwide.
“The rallies we are seeing, ‘Morning Without Childcare,’ show that there is a demand for childcare that is unmet. That is unconscionable in a country that needs more workers; so many jobs unmet and child care is key to it,” said Blumenthal.
Sen. Blumenthal says the latest federal budget has increased funding for child care, but more is needed.


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