On Monday, the Select Committee on Affordable Child Care held a press conference to unveil legislation that is the result of hours of meetings with providers and families across Minnesota, discussing the challenges they face every day in accessing and operating child care services.
As chair of this newly formed select committee, I am proud of the work we have been able to accomplish to this point. As I’ve always said, kids aren’t partisan—and it’s for kids, parents, providers, and Minnesota communities that we worked together to bring forward this legislation. When child care thrives, our state thrives. It really is the building block of our economy.
Initiatives in this legislation would:
When we formed this committee, our goal was to give Minnesotans a platform to share their experiences. As a committee, and as individual legislators, we are committed to finding innovative solutions that address these challenges. Our work is only just beginning.
If you have any questions or comments regarding this committee or any other matter relating to the legislature, please do not hesitate to contact me. I can be reached by phone at 651-296-3201 or via email at email@example.com.
Have a joyous and blessed Easter Weekend!