Alaska child care providers to receive $10.5M in virus funds
June 25, 2020
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – Alaska’s government has announced that child care providers will receive an additional $10.5 million from the state’s portion of federal coronavirus relief funds.
State Department of Health and Social Services Commissioner Adam Crum said in a statement that the department and Republican Gov. Mike Dunleavy directed the additional funding to businesses providing child care, The Anchorage Daily News reported Saturday.
“We found that the funding available to this sector was not coming fast enough,” Crum said.
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