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Emma Coughlan


ACF and the Department of Treasury Release Guidance for American Rescue Plan Funds

May 13, 2021

This week, the Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families (ACF) and the Department of Treasury released guidance to aid states, territories, and tribes in spending …


ACF Paper Assists State Policymakers in Allocating Resources to Child Care Programs

May 5, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused financial strain for many child care providers and early education programs, leading to widespread layoffs and closures. Enlarged operating costs combined with substantial decreases in …


Bipartisan House Hearing Examines the Essential Role of Child Care and Paid Leave for Women

April 23, 2021

On Wednesday, the House Ways and Means Committee held a bipartisan hearing titled “In Their Own Words: Paid Leave, Child Care, and an Economy That Failed Women.” In the hearing, …

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