The Department of Social Services (DSS) will expand child care assistance to low-income families and support child care providers with funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Child Care Plan. Temporary changes in some eligibility guidelines for the Child Care Subsidy and Transitional Child Care Subsidy programs will make it possible for more low-income Missouri families to qualify for child care assistance.
State and Regional News
During today’s COVID-19 briefing, Governor Mike Parson highlighted the importance of safely re-engaging in the economy and supporting Missouri businesses.
During Monday’s COVID-19 briefing, Governor Mike Parson announced that the state will be disbursing funds received through the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to local governments today.
BY SETH BODINE, Missouri News Network
A bill endorsed by a Missouri House committee Thursday would let Missouri residents vote absentee if they are at risk of contracting or transmitting COVID-19 and the governor has declared a state of emergency.
BY ASHLYN O’HARA, Missouri News Network
A new version of Clean Missouri is steps away from reappearing on November’s ballot following a committee vote in favor on Thursday.
The proposal — Senate Joint Resolution 38 — sponsored by Sen. Dan Hegeman, R—Cosby, would alter changes made to the state constitution by voters during the November 2018 election, including revisions to the redistricting process in Missouri.
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