Budget Update: Progress in Sacramento on Child Care

May 26, 2017

Assembly and Senate Budget Committees Approve ECE Packages

Both the Assembly Budget Committee and the full Senate Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review voted to include $20 million in funding in their early childhood education packages to …

Child Care Funding Recommendations for California Budget 2017-2018

Child Care Funding in the California Budget

California raised the minimum wage so that people are paid fairly for their work, but the extra 50 cents an hour has very real consequences for parents, child care businesses, and the economy.…

Governor Brown’s 2017-18 Budget Proposal Regarding Child Care

Governor Breaks Agreement

to Increase Funding to Child Care

On January 11, Governor Brown released his proposed 2017-18 California State Budget with disappointing news for families who need help paying for child care.  Despite the Governor’s promise for a multi-year

Children who are Homeless are Eligible for Child Care

Help children who are homeless receive the child care they need:

1. More homeless children may qualify for child care than you think. 

A 2015 law (AB 982), which took effect in 2016, expands the list of entities that …

The Right to Appeal a Child Care Notice of Action


We help parents with child care subsidies successfully file for hearings and appeals for child care Notice of Action (NOAs). Here are the three things you should know about a Notice of Action:

How to Keep Your Child Care

California Voter Guide on Child Care

You deserve to know exactly where your candidates for the United States Senate stand on child care, so here is your California voter guide to help you choose the best candidate for our children.

The Child Care Law Center …

AB 2150- Child Care Protections for Working Families

March 2016

AB 2150  (Santiago & Weber) supports families and children by guaranteeing 12 months of continuous child care assistance and eliminating burdensome reporting rules that cause families to churn between child care programs and waiting lists. More than 50 …

Breakfast for Champions- Honoring Child Care Advocates in 2016

The Child Care Law Center will present the 2016 Child Care Champion award to Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson and Assembly Member Cristina Garcia – respectively chair and vice-chair of the Legislative Women’s Caucus – and Senator Holly Mitchell at the inaugural …

Child Care Analysis – California State Budget FY16-17

Overview of Child Care Provisions in the FY16-17 California State Budget

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  1. Total funding for child care increased $145 million this year, with the intention to continue to increase child care investment in future years.
  • Increases

Child Care Budget Deal Reached for 2016-2017 in California

On June 9th, the Conference Committee and the Governor agreed upon a child care and early learning package that promises to add $527 million to child care and early learning programs over the next four years, with $145