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Last Updated: 5/30/2012
Budget Issue: Restructuring child care system
Program: Child Care
Finding or Recommendation: Adopt Governor's January proposal to consolidate child care programs and shift program administration to county welfare departments beginning in 2013-14. Adopt May Revision proposal to maintain child care funding as separate county block grant. Would streamline overly complex system.
Further Detail

For more detail on May proposals, please see handout Overview of Governor's Child Care and Preschool Proposals.

For more detail on January proposals, please see the Restructuring Child Care section of our report, The 2012-13 Budget: The Governor's CalWORKs and Child Care Proposals.