Minnesota Budget Bites

Child Care

  • Child Care

Legislative task force recommends improvements to Minnesota’s Child Care Assistance Program

A bipartisan task force of Minnesota legislators heard from parents, providers and employers about the challenges that a...
  • Child Care

Updated analysis on growing need for investment in child care assistance

The latest data on child care show that about 4,000 fewer families will have access to Basic Sliding Fee Child Care...
  • Child Care

National report: The past 16 years have not been kind to Minnesotans struggling to afford child care

Child care helps entire families thrive by providing safe, nurturing environments for kids while allowing parents the...
  • Child Care

What 13 years of decreased funding for affordable child care looks like across Minnesota

When parents have consistent, nurturing care for their children, families are more likely to prosper. Unfortunately,...