The Big Difference In How Ivanka Trump And The Democrats Are Tackling Child Care
The big difference in how Ivanka Trump and the Democrats are tackling child care
ANALYSIS | The cost of child care is sometimes higher than a mom or dad’s salary
Adapted from a story by The Washington Post’s Danielle Paquette.
For families across the country, child care is now an expense that rivals rent or mortgage payments. The cost is sometimes higher than a mom or dad’s salary.
In Alabama, parents can expect to pay an average of $470 per month for infant care, according to the Economic Policy Institute, a left-leaning think tank. The same arrangement costs $975 in New York, $743 in Indiana and $1,886 in Washington, D.C.
To alleviate the cost of …