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FFYF & Bipartisan Pre-K and Child Care Caucus Host “Child Care Means Business” Event

June 6, 2024

On June 4th, First Five Years Fund, in conjunction with the Bipartisan Pre-K and Child Care Caucus, hosted lawmakers, bipartisan Congressional staffers, and early learning advocates for a “Child Care …


First Five Questions For Reps. Tenney and Schneider

April 11, 2024

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The First Five Years Fund (FFYF) hosted Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (R-NY) and Congressman Brad Schneider (D-Il) as part of our First Five Question Series – a monthly …


New: Bipartisan Bill to Strengthen Child Care Tax Incentives Introduced

February 15, 2024

The New PACE Act: Today, U.S. House Reps. Claudia Tenney (R-NY) and Brad Schneider (D-IL) introduced the Promoting Affordable Childcare for Everyone (PACE) Act, a bill to enhance existing provisions …


Co-Chairs of the Bipartisan Child Care and Pre-K Caucus Call For Updating Tax Provisions to Help Working Families Find and Afford Child Care

January 22, 2024

Leaders of the Bipartisan Pre-K and Child Care Caucus sent a letter to the Ways and Means Committee, urging their colleagues to update provisions of the United States tax code …


FFYF hosts event with Business Leaders, Reps. Carbajal and Chavez-DeRemer to Talk Tax, Child Care

September 20, 2023

The First Five Years Fund (FFYF) and Hollis Silverman (founder and owner of Eastern Points Collective) hosted Reps. Salud Carbajal (D-CA) and Lori Chavez-DeRemer (R-OR), child care experts, employers, and …


Rep. Salud Carbajal to Ways And Means: Update Tax Code, Help More Parents Find and Afford Child Care

September 15, 2023

This week, the House Ways and Means Committee hosted “Member Day,” an annual hearing open to all members of the House of Representatives to come and speak on legislative ideas, …


With Release of Budget Resolution, Child Care and Preschool Should Remain a Top Priority in Reconciliation Package

August 9, 2021

UPDATE: On Wednesday, August 11th, the Senate voted to approve the budget resolution, setting the stage for Congressional Democrats to craft a sweeping economic package with significant investments in child …


VP Harris Announces ‘Child Tax Credit Awareness Day,’ Highlights American Rescue Plan Successes for Child Care

June 11, 2021

Earlier today, Vice President Kamala Harris visited CentroNía, a high-quality early learning and care facility in Washington, DC, where she spent time visiting with a group of early learners and …


BREAKING: Congress Includes Crucial Relief for Child Care Industry in COVID-19 Stimulus Package

March 26, 2020

Nearly a third of all child care providers say they would not survive a closure of more than two weeks UPDATE: On March 27, 2020, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and …


House Ways and Means Committee Advances Two Critical Child Care Support Measures

June 21, 2019

WASHINGTON – Earlier today, the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee voted to approve two bills that would help improve access and affordability of quality child care opportunities for working …


TAX DAY: These Members of Congress Introduced a Bill to Increase the Child Care Tax Credit

April 9, 2019

  Ahead of Tax Day, bipartisan leaders in Congress have taken an important step toward making child care more accessible for working families across America. Representatives Stephanie Murphy (D-FL-7) and …

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