Children's Alliance

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5:10 pm
Mon August 19, 2013

Advocates Rally in Frankfort to Restore Funding for Child Care

With Kentucky lawmakers convening this week for a special session on redistricting, lobbyists are also gathering at the Capitol. 

Education is not on the special session agenda, but advocates today asked legislators to restore funding that was cut from child and kinship care programs.    The funding was slashed to offset a $86 million budget shortfall. 

Children’s Alliance President Michelle Sanborn says given Kentucky’s $70 million surplus at the end of the last fiscal year,  some funding should now be restored.

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