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December 22, 2015
Child care, Head Start and preschool will receive additional federal funding under a spending plan that Congress approved last week. In addition, about 219,000 New Jersey families will keep tax credits that help low-income families make ends meet.
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Federal Budget Highlights
It also provides:
In addition, the measure provides an $18 million increase for summer meals assistance for families and eliminates a requirement that the program be available only to families living in high-poverty communities.
All this adds up to supports that can help NJ kids grow up safe, healthy and educated – giving them a better chance for a brighter future.
Happy holidays from all of us at ACNJ to you and yours!