Jaffee: Families Need More Funds for Childcare Services

Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee is pleased with some of the items in the new state budget…raising the age of criminal responsibility from 16 to 18, for example, and the concept of the free college tuition plan for state schools, though she acknowledged the plan still needs work. Jaffee was a guest on The Morning Show yesterday, and said she was disappointed the budget didn’t restore funds for child care assistance to those families living below the poverty line…

Audio Clip: Ellen Jaffee   

Jaffee said she would be holding hearings to talk about the child care needs of the state. Besides being a benefit to working families, Jaffee said increased subsidies would help the economy and create jobs.

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