Five Reasons Why the Senate Should Adopt the Snowe-Dodd Amendment to Increase Child Care Funding


Publication Date: March 2004

Publisher: Center for Law and Social Policy

Author(s): Jennifer Mezey

Research Area: Social conditions

Type: Brief

Coverage: United States


When welfare reauthorization is debated on the Senate floor this week, Senators Olympia Snowe (R-ME) and Christopher Dodd (D-CT) will offer a bipartisan amendment to provide $6 billion over five years in additional child care funding. This two-pager offers five reasons to support the Snowe-Dodd Amendment.