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President Obama Signs Child Care Bill into Law

November 18, 2014
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Washington, D.C. November 19, 2014 – Today, flanked by Senators and Representatives from both sides of the aisle, President Obama put pen to paper and signed S.1086, the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014, into law. After 18 years without any Congressional action, the Child Care and Development Block Grant has finally been reauthorized and revised to include basic provisions to improve the quality of child care nationwide.

 

Senate Votes to Reauthorize Child Care Bill

March 17, 2014
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Senate Advances Bipartisan Bill to Significantly Improve Quality of Child Care Nationwide

March 12, 2014
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ARLINGTON, Va., March 13, 2014-- The Senate voted today to pass S.1086, the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act (CCDBG) of 2014 by a vote of 96-2, the primary federal grant program that provides child care assistance for families and funds child care quality initiatives. Child Care Aware® of America has pushed for CCDBG reauthorization for nearly two decades.

SENATE BILL WOULD EXPAND CHILD CARE, BOOST SAFETY

Mikulski Calls on Senate to Pass Bipartisan Reauthorization of Child Care and Development Block Grant to Help American Families Access Safe, Affordable Child Care they can Count on

March 11, 2014
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18-year Advocacy Campaign Reaches Milestone; U.S. Senate to Consider Child Care and Development Block Grant Bill

March 10, 2014
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ARLINGTON, Va., March 11, 2014-- The Senate will begin debate on S.1086, the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act (CCDBG) of 2014, the primary federal grant program that provides child care assistance for families and funds child care quality initiatives.

5 reasons the reauthorization of the Child Care and Development Block Grant matters

February 26, 2014
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The Senate will consider the reauthorization of the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) as early as next week. As you know, this federal law outlines how child care funding and quality initiatives are funded in the states –yet it has not been reauthorized in over 17 years, making the Senate debate next week one of the most critical conversations about children in child care in recent times.

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