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Wyden Advocates for Extension of Child Care Tax Credit, Easing Financial Burdens for Families

(PHOTO: Oregon Capital Chronicle)

Senator Wyden Leads Effort to Extend Vital Child Care Tax Credit

Wyden Advocates for Extension of Child Care Tax Credit, Easing Financial Burdens for Families. (PHOTO: KGW)

Oregon Senator Wyden Champions Extension of Child Care Tax Credit

According to Curry Coastal Pilot, Oregon Senator Ron Wyden has embarked on a mission to extend the Child Care Tax Credit, emphasizing its crucial role in supporting low-income families, affordable housing, and small businesses. Joined by community leaders, including Head Start Lane County Executive Director Charleen Strauch, Wyden advocates for the extension during a press conference in Eugene. The Child Care Tax Credit has proven instrumental in providing financial relief to families facing housing and food insecurity challenges, enabling them to meet essential needs while pursuing employment opportunities. Wyden’s proposed legislation seeks to expand the credit, increasing its maximum amount and ensuring its accessibility for low-income families. With bipartisan support and a commitment to addressing the pressing needs of vulnerable communities, Wyden aims to secure a brighter future for millions of children and families across the nation.

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Wyden Urges Immediate Action on Child Care Tax Credit Extension

Oregon Senator Ryan Wyden, Chair of the Senate Finance Committee, emphasizes the urgency of extending the Child Care Tax Credit to alleviate financial burdens faced by low-income families. Highlighting the dire circumstances confronting families in Lane County, Wyden underscores the critical role of the tax credit in addressing immediate needs for food, shelter, and child care. With provisions designed to increase the credit amount and ensure its adaptability to inflation, Wyden’s proposed legislation aims to provide substantial support to struggling families. By prioritizing bipartisan cooperation and advocating for measures that promote economic security and opportunity, Wyden remains steadfast in his commitment to advancing the Child Care Tax Credit extension. With millions of children from low-income families poised to benefit, Wyden emphasizes the imperative of swift legislative action to provide families with the support they urgently need.

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