The New PACE Act: Today, U.S. House Reps.
WASHINGTON (KTVZ) – Rep. Lori Chavez-DeRemer (OR-05) joined Reps. Annie Kuster (NH-02), Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01), and Mike Lawler (NY-17) to introduce bipartisan legislation Wednesday that aims to address the child care workforce shortage.
In a move to support American families grappling with the surging costs of child care, Democratic Senators Bob Casey, Patty Murray and Ron Wyden have introduced the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit Enhancement Act of 2024.
Eighty-four percent of respondents agreed that “being a parent today is financially harder than ever before,” according to a recent survey published by Common Sense Media, a children’s-advocacy group. There was “intense” agreement on that statement even across party lines, the survey said.
The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly Wednesday evening to assist low-income families through an expansion of the child tax credit and the bill now awaits approval in the Senate.
The U.S. is in the midst of an ongoing childcare crisis as costs continue to skyrocket. Many working parents, especially mothers, face pressure to leave the workforce or scale back to part-time positions to take care of their family.
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We’ve all heard that families with young children in the United States today are struggling to afford child care. Now we know just how tough it really is. According to a new report from Care.
As the drumbeat for more funding for childcare increases across the public and private sectors, a new report sheds light on how crucial this funding can be in getting a more representative government.
Administration Projects Personal Income Tax (PIT) Revenue to Increase 12 Percent in Current Year. The 2024-25 Governor's budget projects that PIT revenue will grow 12 percent this year, from $101.7 billion in 2022-23 to $113.8 billion in 2023-24.