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Tag Archives: child care subsidy

School Readiness Tax Credit application window reopens for 2021 tax year

Now is the time to begin the application process for this important financial support for Nebraska's child care professionals. Our Step-by-Step guides can help. Read More

July 01, 2021  |  Posted in Legislation

LB485 signed into law; expands eligibility for child care subsidy

New law will make subsidized and transitional child care assistance more available to Nebraska families. Read More

May 28, 2021  |  Posted in Legislation

FFN identifies bills in the Legislature that could affect early childhood

State senators introduced 684 bills and 10 Constitutional amendments this legislative session. Learn more about bills FFN is monitoring bills that could affect early childhood and how to access their current status on our website. Read More

January 28, 2021  |  Posted in Legislation

Nebraska Legislature: 2020 early childhood policy highlights

The 106th Nebraska Legislature adjourned sine die August 13. Here's an overview and summary of bills affecting early childhood policy from this year's session. Read More

August 20, 2020  |  Posted in Legislation

Changes in the Child Care Development Block Grant under COVID-19

The state has temporarily eased or suspended certain licensing and regulatory procedures governing child care as a result of the coronavirous pandemic, including paying providers who accept the child care subsidy for enrollment rather than attendance.  Read More

May 08, 2020  |  Posted in Legislation

2017 Market Rate Survey is Released

DHHS is required to oversee a child care Market Rate Survey every two years to set child care provider subsidy rates within the context of market conditions. The purpose is to ensure children receiving assistance through the Child Care Subsidy Program have access to the pool of providers equal to the access of provider-paying families. Read More

September 07, 2017  |  Posted in General Legislation