Rep. Claudia Tenney Talks Child Care, Bipartisan Solutions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The First Five Years Fund (FFYF) hosted Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (R-NY) and Congressman Brad Schneider (D-Il) as part of their First Five Question Series – which brings together interesting leaders, experts, and voices together to talk about child care challenges and solutions. Moderated by FFYF Executive Director Sarah Rittling, the two lawmakers discussed the importance of affordable, accessible child care and their bipartisan legislation – the Promoting Affordable Childcare for Everyone (PACE) Act.

The PACE act modernizes two specific tax credits, the Child Care and Dependent Tax Credit (CDCTC) and Dependent Care Flexible Spend Accounts to help more parents afford the child care they need. Read more about it here.

Check out the video below and read the Q&A* to hear what these two leaders think about child care challenges, solutions, and hopes for the future.

FULL TRANSCRIPT AND VIDEO: https://www.ffyf.org/2024/04/11/first-five-questions-for-reps-tenney-and-schneider/

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