Archive for Tag: subsidies

Bill that extends child care subsidy payments clears committee

TRENTON, N.J. – The pandemic business landscape challenged child care centers, often small businesses owned and operated by women of color. Assemblywoman Aura Dunn successfully advocated for subsidies to help those businesses stay open based on enrollment numbers, not attendance. Her bill was signed into law in December 2021....

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Childcare service providers will be paid subsidies based on enrollment, not attendance, under a bill that passed the Assembly last week.

TRENTON, N.J. – The bill (A4746/S3947), sponsored by Assemblywoman Aura Dunn, would allow licensed child care and family day care providers to receive subsidies determined by the Division of Family Development, based on the number of eligible students enrolled. Currently, those subsidies are determined by eligible students’ attendance during...

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