The governor’s office says the loss of that money is the result of a deliberate decision to avoid having to commit $3 million in matching state funds toward child care. A Democratic senator says state government is stretched too thin to apply in time to meet the deadline.
Articles Tagged: Child care
State Government May. 18, 2022 6:08 pm197d ago
“Potential projects could include the creation and development of an on-site child care center or a partnership with an existing child care center to create new child care slots paid for by a local employer,” the state said in its announcement.
By James Q. Lynch and Erin Murphy, - Gazette Des Moines Bureau
State Government Mar. 30, 2022 1:51 pm246d ago
GOP says changes needed to modernize, put focus on re-employment. The legislationm they say, updates a system from the 1930s when unemployment compensation was the sole safety net for out-of-work Iowans.
Gazette Des Moines Bureau
State Government Mar. 9, 2022 6:54 pm267d ago
Proponents say bills changing the staffing ratios and allowing younger workers to operate with less supervision would allow flexibility in child care facilities, but opponents say the changes could make those settings less safe for children.