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Nebraska's child care problems are hurting businesses and the state's bottom line

Together, and only together, Nebraskans can rebuild the state’s struggling child care system, which is reeling during COVID-19.

We can do it in a way that makes age-old problems, like a statewide shortage of quality child care, largely disappear. And we can do it in a way that benefits families, companies, communities and our state economy.

That was the message Nebraskans delivered to the Legislature’s Appropriations Committee at a recent hearing. Child care providers, the University of Nebraska’s president, business leaders and experts made the case to state senators that solving this child c...


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