in Los Angeles County, low income parents can have their child care paid for by tax dollars. However, with the budget mess, there are not enough free flowing dollars to fund social programs. Starting in March, Child care providers may be receiving IOU’s instead of actual cash.
So you know what that will do to participation and employment rates? They will crash., Parents will find themselves without anyone to watch their children and they will not be able to leave them at home to go to work or school Child Care providers can not pay the bills with IOU’s from the county like a third part check from the 1970’s.
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