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Published April 30, 2013, 09:35 PM

Legislature approves childcare bill

The North Dakota legislature has approved a bill that helps the childcare industry in the state. House Bill 1422 invests $4 million into childcare issues.

The North Dakota legislature has approved a bill that helps the childcare industry in the state. House Bill 1422 invests $4 million into childcare issues.

The bill addresses training and recruitment of providers. It includes $1 million in grants for childcare facilities and $300,000 for special needs childcare. The bill raises the income eligibility for childcare assistance. The bill also eases some requirements and expands the number of kids allowed in a center from 18 to 30.

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