Child Care Assistance

Restored Childcare Aid Funds Facing Delay

Jun 20, 2014

Many families who rely on assistance to help pay for childcare have been waiting to find out whether or not the aid will come this summer.

Gov. Steve Beshear is pledging to seriously consider options for restoring some or all of the cuts to the Child Care Assistance Program.

Kentucky Speaker of the House Greg Stumbo offered some predictions for the 2014 regular session in Frankfort Tuesday.

Greg Stotelmyer

With steep cuts to the Child Care Assistance program now  in effect, Lexington lawmakers are arguing the state must find a way to restore the funding.

FRANKFORT, Ky. - A round of recently-announced state cuts to child care assistance is expected to affect thousands of low-income families in Kentucky.