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Warren Proposes Federally Funded Universal Child Care Bill


Added 06-18-19 04:45:02pm EST - “The $70 billion-a-year proposal to fund child care would be paid for by Warren's 'ultramillionaire tax.'” - Westernjournal.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Westernjournal.com: “Warren Proposes Federally Funded Universal Child Care Bill”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Alex Wong / Getty ImagesMassachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, currently running third in the crowded Democratic presidential field, formally introduced a bill aimed at providing free or low-cost child care to working Americans. Warren is pictured here at the the Moral Action Congress of the Poor People's Campaign on Monday at Trinity Washington University in Washington.(Alex Wong / Getty Images)

Democratic presidential contender Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts on Tuesday formally introduced her $70 billion-a-year proposal to provide child care that would be free for many Americans.

“As the wealthiest country in the world, access to affordable and high-quality child care and early education should be a right for all families rather than a privilege for only the rich,” Warren said in a statement.

Warren’s Universal Child Care and Early Learning Act, originally unveiled in February, would provide free child care and early education to families living below the 200 percent poverty threshold.

For 2019, under federal poverty guidelines, a single mother with one child would need to earn less than $33,820 to qualify for free care.

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