Today, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee Richard Neal released the Building an Economy for Families Act that seeks to do the following:
– Provide universal paid family and medical leave for all U.S. workers
– Increase funds for the Child Care Entitlement to States program and indexes the funds to grow with inflation and child population
– Establish a Child Care Information Network (CCIN) for parents and caregivers to access frequently updated information about available child care slots that meet their needs in their communities
… and more.