Child Care Block Grant Amendment Successful

<font size="4pt" color="FF0000"><b>The Senate is likely to vote TODAY (March 12) <font color="000000">on bipartisan Amendment # 1819 by Sens. Tim Scott R-SC) and Mary Landrieu (D-LA) to <a href="http://www.acsipa.org/billS1086.pdf"> S. 1086, the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act</a>. The amendment would clarify that the CCDBG program continues to support the use of child care certificates for services in faith-based settings as well as other distinctive settings, such as Montessori programs and Waldorf programs. Please help generate phone calls and emails to senators on this bill.