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Warren to unveil ‘universal child care’ initiative

The 2020 race for the Democratic presidential nomination is well underway, and one of the big questions to be answered is how far left some candidates will go to capture the party’s base and ride them to victory.

Elizabeth Warren’s answer to that question is “pretty far.”

Warren will unveil a massive new government program that will ensure “every family can afford high-quality child care.”


The plan seeks to make access to child care universal, the sources told HuffPost, by offering federal funds to providers that offer care at their facilities on a sliding income scale.

No family would have to spend more than 7 percent of its household income on child care, no matter the number of kids.  Families with incomes below twice the poverty line, which is roughly $50,000 a year for a family of four, would pay nothing.

Only providers that meet federal safety, staffing and curriculum standards could qualify for the funding.

Officials with Warren’s 2020 presidential campaign declined to comment on the proposal and the sources familiar with the plan cautioned that some details were still in flux as of last week.

Read the full story from American Thinker

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