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Date:      Thu, 22 Jan 2015 12:23:14 -0500
From:      "Lynette Fraga, Child Care Aware of America" <>
Subject:   BREAKING: President Obama Announces Landmark Child Care Proposal
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Fresh off the State of the Union, President Obama is set to visit 
Kansas University today to announce a landmark proposal to help all 
working families with young children afford child care.
President Obama's plan to make affordable, quality child care available 
to every working and middle-class family with young children 
includes:Making a significant investment in the Child Care and 
Development Fund that helps every eligible family with young children 
afford quality child care.Tripling the maximum child care tax credit to 
$3,000 per young child.Creating a new innovation fund to help states 
design programs that better serve families that face unique challenges 
in finding quality care, such as those in rural areas or working 
non-traditional hours.Watch the President's Remarks on Child Care live 
at 12:25pm Eastern at
Read more about the President's Proposal on our Policy blog at
The White House Fact Sheet on the proposal can be found here:
To build upon this news on child care, we will be hosting a Tweet Storm 
today at 2pm ET. Make sure to join and use the hashtags #ChildCare 
#InvestInUs and #ChildCare Costs and feel free to share any 
infographics from our cost of care report. To follow along with Child 
Care Aware of America during the twitter storm at @usachildcare
Stay tuned to Child Care Aware of America and visit our website at for the latest on the President's new child 
care proposal. My best,Lynette Fraga, Ph.D.
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