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Last Updated: 5/30/2012
Budget Issue: Reimbursement rates
Program: Child Care
Finding or Recommendation: Reject Governor's January proposal to reduce Title 5 child care provider rates by 10 percent. Also reject Governor's May proposal to reduce maximum voucher rates to the 40th percentile of 2005 market rates. Make needed reductions from menu of other options.
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 and LAO alternatives for making reductions, please see the Budget Reductions section of our report, The 2012-13 Budget: The Governor's CalWORKs and Child Care Proposals.