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Child Care Cuts

Early Learning on Speaker Pérez's Budget To-Do List

Catherine Atkin | Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics
Catherine Atkin

With California's economy rebounding and the state budget stabilizing, we now face a critical choice about how to invest in our future.

Initial Response to the Governor's Budget

Judy Patrick | Posted 03.13.2013 | Los Angeles
Judy Patrick

Yesterday, Gov. Brown released his budget for the 2013-14 fiscal year. We believe that our State budget is a statement of what we value and it is our job to ensure these values are preserved and enhanced.

Quinn Stalls Child Care Cuts With Medicare Premium Funds

Posted 05.10.2012 | Chicago

A week after Gov. Pat Quinn's office raised concerns over whether the state could afford to maintain subsidized childcare services through the fiscal ...

Let's Pull Families Back From the Edge

Judy Patrick | Posted 01.29.2012 | Los Angeles
Judy Patrick

In today's economy, where budget cuts seem to be an easy fix, we are constantly placing families' well-being on the edge of a very steep cliff with no sign of a safety net.

Child Care Cuts a Body Blow to New York's Working Parents

Dan Collins | Posted 06.21.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

Subsidized child care has few advocates in the tangled world of New York City politics. Cut senior citizen centers or libraries or - God forbid - a firehouse, and the City Council will hear shrieks from their district. Child care, not so much.

Child Care Cuts Force Parents Back on Welfare

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

Poor and already vulnerable mothers and children are being hard hit by budget cuts to child care assistance, leaving working parents without child-care help, making them lose their jobs, and forcing them back onto welfare.