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Biz leaders: Pa.’s child care crisis costing state, employers billions | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - June 1, 2023

More than 50 chambers of commerce are calling Shapiro, lawmakers for help closing access, affordability gaps.

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Pa.’s Casey joins colleagues on bill improving housing for grandparents raising grandkids

BY: - May 4, 2023

Nationwide, more than 7.6 million children live in a home in which a relative other than their parent is the head of the household.

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What is child care insecurity? 2 social scientists explain | Analysis

BY: - July 16, 2021

And just as with food insecurity, increasing access is necessary. However, access alone will not address the problem.

More states are letting candidates use campaign dollars for childcare. What about Pennsylvania?

BY: - August 30, 2019

Pennsylvania law is vague — and unhelpful — in this area.

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The soaring cost of U.S. child care, in 5 charts | Opinion

BY: - February 27, 2019

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is proposing universal child care as a way to rein in the soaring costs of raising a family. A sociologist explains what’s driving the trend.