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Child Care – Illinois Lawmakers Propose Strategies to Ease Financial Burden on Families!

Proposals Aim to Alleviate Child Care Costs in Illinois

Illinois Lawmakers Propose Diverse Approaches to Alleviate Child Care Costs

The Center Square – Illinois lawmakers from both parties are proposing plans to help families with child care costs. Republican are pushing for tax credits to ease the financial burden on families. State Senator introduced Senate Bill  to create a new tax credit to support preschool and child care expenses. Democratic Senator Celina Villanueva is advocating for extending eligibility periods for the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP). Hobbs stressed the importance of aligning eligibility periods with other funding sources like Preschool For All to provide stability for children during their crucial developmental years.

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Hobbs emphasized the significance of ensuring continuity in care for children between birth and age five underscoring the positive impact it can have on their development. Discussions are ongoing as lawmakers seek to address the pressing needs of families and children across Illinois.

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