Child care providers to receive payments from the state

Last month, Gov. Tim Walz announced a $300 million investment for the Great Start Compensation Support payments program for the next two years and future permanent funding to help get childcare providers closer to a living wage. Almost 6,000 childcare providers across the state applied for support funds.

That story and more in today’s evening update from MPR News. Hosted by Jacob Aloi. Music by Gary Meister.

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