Child Care and Development Block Grant Act is Signed into Law

Ensuring access to safe, good and affordable child care is crucial for helping to lift low-income parents out of poverty and build futures for their children. The child care bill signed on Wednesday by President Obama is a bipartisan step in the right direction, and it holds promise for further progress.

Read the full article at the New York Times website.

Read Senator Murkowski’s press release about the amendments she introduced to address the needs of tribal child care providers.

Read Senator Hirono’s press release about the affect of the legislation on Native Hawaiian children.