JFC approves Walker plan to ease ‘benefit cliff’ with childcare subsidies

The Joint Finance Committee today unanimously approved Walker’s call to ease the “benefit cliff” that families face with the state’s childcare subsidy program.
Now, families earning up to 185 percent of the federal poverty level, which is $37,777 for a family of three, are eligible for the subsidy. Once eligible, they can remain in the program until they reach 200 percent of the FPL for two consec...

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