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Low-income families could keep child care help longer under bill moving in Senate

Mar. 17, 2015

House Bill 1616 – authored by Rep. Ed Clere, R-New Albany – would allow federal Child Care and Development Fund voucher program participants to continue receiving benefits until the family income exceeds 250 percent of the federal poverty level or 85 percent of the state median income. Currently, families are dropped from the program when their incomes exceed 200 percent.

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