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STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND Commerce bill compromise reached
BISMARCKNorth Dakota lawmakers reached a compromise on Wednesday regarding the states Centers of Excellence and child care funding.
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NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS Bresciani puts hold on child care center closure
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The Grand Forks City Council has identified lack of affordable housing and lack of child-care workers as an issue for the city. About half of city residents are renters and they have not enjoyed tax relief as homeowners have, said Council member Bret Weber told state lawmakers.
Placing an infant in a child care center in Minnesota costs more than a year of state college tuition — and can consume half the annual income of a typical single mother — according to a national report released Thursday.
The Minnesota House approved a bill Thursday that would prevent the deduction of union dues or fees from state child care assistance funds. The bill passed 74-55, mostly on Republican support. Gov. Mark Dayton wants child care providers to be able to vote on whether they want to unionize. A court hearing on the constitutionality of his executive order is slated for Feb. 22.
Danielle Nordine and Don Davis
, February 09, 2012
Solving the child care shortage in North Dakota will take time, but efforts are being made to address the problem, state and local officials said this week. There are nearly 82,000 children who potentially need child care in North Dakota and licensed capacity is 33,200, a North Dakota Child Care Resource and Referral fall report shows.
Ramsey County District Court Judge Dale Lindman issued a temporary restraining order and said that the proposal should go through the Legislature, not be ordered by a governor. Gov. Mark Dayton said he would meet with Attorney General Lori Swanson before deciding how to proceed.
Union leaders say they doubt they'll ask the Legislature for a vote on unionizing child-care providers if that's the path they have to follow, saying it probably would be futile given legislators already have cut quality improvement grants for child care providers.
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