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Subcommittee on Childcare Access and Affordability

SECOND MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - January 18, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA SECOND MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION


CHILDCARE ACCESS AND AFFORDABILITY SUBCOMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Franson, Chair of the Childcare Access and Affordability Subcommittee, called the meeting to order at 8:20 AM on January 18, 2017, in Room 200 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
FRANSON, Mary, Chair
PETERSON, Roz, Vice Chair
FLANAGAN, Peggy, Minority Lead
ALBRIGHT, Tony
KOEGEL, Erin
KRESHA, Ron
QUAM, Duane
SANDSTEDE, Julie

Representative Albright moved to approve the minutes of January 11, 2017. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Marnie Werner, Research Director, Center for Rural Policy and Development, gave a presentation to the committee about her research entitled “A quiet crisis: Minnesota’s child care shortage.”

Heidi Hagel Braid, Regional Director, First Children’s Finance, provided an overview of child care business practices in Minnesota.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:48 AM.







Representative Mary Franson, Chair




Karen Johnson, Committee Legislative Assistant







More Info On This Meeting..

Presentation by the Center for Rural Policy and Development -- "A quiet crisis: Minnesota's child care shortage"
-Marnie Werner, Research Director

Presentation by First Children's Finance -- Business Practices of Family Child Care
-Heidi Hagel Braid, Regional Director

**Please note, the discussion about the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) will continue at the January 25 meeting.