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News stories from the past 60 days.

May 8, 2024 - Provides overview of childcare shortages across Michigan and highlights the experiences of rural child care providers. Notes that the most severe shortages are concentrated in rural northern Michigan. Examines challenges related to the current public subsidy system and ongoing workforce shortages.
Source: Poverty Solutions at the University of Michigan
May 3, 2024 - Outlines new bipartisan legislation which seeks to expand access to child care in rural Georgia. Notes that 55% of rural children under 5 live in child care deserts.
Source: Office of Senator Jon Ossoff

Last Updated: 5/9/2024