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Starting Line: Tax credit proposal would replace some child care assistance programs

A March 2019 special review from the Office of the Legislative Auditor found instances of fraud in the state’s Child Care Assistance Program. Since then, there has been talk of what to do about the problem. More oversight? Elimination of child care assistance programs?

In light of these allegations, Rep. Tim Miller (R-Prinsburg) is proposing a new tax credit for parents caring for dependent children, in lieu of state-run child care assistance programs.

Learn more about HF2847 and the changes it proposes to make on this week’s Starting Line

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