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Biden Administration Looks to Expand Child Care Funds to Combat Labor Shortage

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On Wednesday afternoon, Vice President Kamala Harris will visit the Treasury Department to make the case for more child care funding.
The Biden administration is trying to build support for proposals to overhaul the nation's rickety child care system as it pushes Congress to embrace a $3.5 trillion plan to expand social safety programs and looks for ways to combat ongoing labor shortages.

In a new report released on Wednesday, the Treasury Department painted a dire picture of child care…
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