Alabama Congresswoman Wants To Block Federal Funding To Unsafe Daycares
Alabama congresswoman wants to block federal funding to unsafe daycares
Congressman Terri Sewell, D-Birmingham, plans to introduce an amendment to block federal funding for day cares that have a record of injury or death due to health and safety violations.
In a series of tweets yesterday, Sewell highlighted last month’s death of a 5-year-old boy in Mobile, who died after being left in his day care van by the van’s driver, according to police.
“The childcare center responsible for Kamden’s death is still eligible for federal funding, despite their failure to meet safety standards,” she tweeted.
“For our children, for parents, and for kids like Kamden, I know that we …