Nancy Mace proposes legislation to streamline DC child care regulations

Nancy Mace proposes legislation to streamline DC child care regulations


Rep. Nancy Mace (R-SC) introduced a bill to help “repeal unnecessary regulation” and “give parents more affordable options” in the childcare industry in Washington, D.C.

The Childcare Worker Opportunity Act seeks to eliminate regulations requiring childcare workers to possess a degree, certificate, or a minimum number of credit hours from a higher education institution, set by the State Superintendent of Education.

Co-led by Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT), they argue that this bill will help to create more job opportunities and affordability.

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“D.C. has overregulated the childcare industry, much like everything else in this city,” said Mace in a statement

“Subsequently, they’ve left families with no options. Our bill with Senator Lee repeals this burdensome regulation, giving parents affordable childcare options and providing greater work opportunities

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