DeBoer Introduces Child Care Bill
January 20, 2021
Lincoln — Senator Wendy DeBoer introduced LB485 to make affordable child care available to more low-income workers in our state.
The Child Care Subsidy program, also called Title XX, provides child care assistance for low income workers by distributing funds directly to child care providers. Currently, families whose income is less than one-hundred thirty percent of the federal poverty level, or approximately $22,412 per year or $1,868 per month for a single parent with one child, are eligible to receive assistance through the program.
LB485 would expand eligibility to families whose in...