Child Care

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (credit: Getty Images)

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Pushes For Lower Child Care Costs

The New York Democrat announced Sunday she’s proposing legislation that would more than double the federal child care tax credit — and also make it refundable.

03/09/2014

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New York Assembly Passes Bill For Paid Medical Leave, Affordable Child Care

New York’s Assembly has passed a series of bills intended to provide affordable child care, increase funding for child care subsidies and establish paid leave for medical emergencies, the birth or adoption of a child or to take care of a sick relative.

03/05/2014

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Back To Work: Preparing Family For Your Return To The Office

Ease your family’s transition into a new routine when you go back to work

08/28/2013

Congressman Steve Israel is calling for tax code reform to allow all working parents the same deduction for child care expenses. (credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Congressman Wants Bigger Child Care Tax Deduction For Working Families

There’s a new proposal to put more of the money you spend on child care back in your wallet.

04/08/2013

New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio (file/credit: Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

De Blasio To Bloomberg: Save Child Care Slots

New York City’s public advocate is calling on Mayor Michael Bloomberg to save thousands of low-income child care slots in the proposed budget that he’s expected to release this week.

02/01/2012

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Audit Finds Flaws In NJ Low-Income Child Care Program

A new audit has found significant flaws with a government-funded child care program for low-income families in New Jersey.

01/25/2012

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A Guide To Choosing A Day Care Center In NYC

In an effort to guide you through the potential minefield of selecting a daycare center in the Big Apple, CBS New York has some tips on how to choose a good day care.

CBS New York–10/12/2010