Budget Fix Saves Child Care for 280,000 Kids

Child Care Law Center Legislation Helps Keep Affordable Child Care for 280,000 Kids

New Funding Provisions Fix Unintended Penalty Caused by CA’s Minimum Wage Increase

Sacramento, CA – When California’s new minimum wage went into effect in January of this …

Budget Update: Progress in Sacramento on Child Care

May 26, 2017

Assembly and Senate Budget Committees Approve ECE Packages

Both the Assembly Budget Committee and the full Senate Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review voted to include $20 million in funding in their early childhood education packages to …

Governor Brown’s May Revise of 2017-18 Budget Proposal Regarding Child Care

Keeps Reimbursement Rates and Preschool, but Fails to Align Family Income With New Minimum Wage

On May 11, Governor Brown released the May Revise of his proposed Budget for California for 2017-2018. The May Revise notes an additional $2.5 Billion …

Child Care Funding Recommendations for California Budget 2017-2018

Child Care Funding in the California Budget

California raised the minimum wage so that people are paid fairly for their work, but the extra 50 cents an hour has very real consequences for parents, child care businesses, and the economy.…

Governor Brown’s 2017-18 Budget Proposal Regarding Child Care

Governor Breaks Agreement

to Increase Funding to Child Care

On January 11, Governor Brown released his proposed 2017-18 California State Budget with disappointing news for families who need help paying for child care.  Despite the Governor’s promise for a multi-year

Child Care Analysis – California State Budget FY16-17

Overview of Child Care Provisions in the FY16-17 California State Budget

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  1. Total funding for child care increased $145 million this year, with the intention to continue to increase child care investment in future years.
  • Increases

Child Care Budget Deal Reached for 2016-2017 in California

On June 9th, the Conference Committee and the Governor agreed upon a child care and early learning package that promises to add $527 million to child care and early learning programs over the next four years, with $145

Governor’s May Revision Contains No New State Funding for Child Care

On Friday May 13, Governor Jerry Brown released the May Revision to his proposed 2016-2017 state budget, and it was an unlucky day for California’s low-income families who need child care.  The May Revise contains fewer state funds for child …

Summary of the California State Assembly and Senate Budget Sub-Committee Hearings on Child Care 4.14.16

This week, both the Assembly and Senate held their Budget Subcommittee hearings for Education Finance (Sub 1) and Health and Human Services (Sub 3).

  • On Tuesday April 12, the Assembly Budget Sub-Committee voted unanimously to reject the Governor’s Early Education