Implementing the Child Care Development Block Grant Act of 2014: Perspectives of Stakeholders

U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education Labor & Pensions – The economic impact of investing in child care cannot be underestimated, noted Connecticut Office of Early Childhood Commissioner Dr. Myra Jones-Taylor at a recent committee hearing. Taylor referenced a study by the Connecticut Center for Economic Analysis, which found that in the city of New Haven, Conn. there was a $9.4 million macroeconomic increase and a $17 million/year tax increase when you invest in child care programs and have them stay open, stay stable, and have quality.