Gianforte Announces Investment In Child Care, Workforce Retention

(Helena, MT) — Montana is making an investment in the state’s early childhood system. Governor Greg Gianforte, along with the director of the Department of Public Health and Human Services, announced yesterday 24-million dollars over the next three years for the Montana Bright Futures projects. It aims to provide more access to good child care and increase “child care workforce availability, recruitment, and retention.” Gianforte argued early childhood providers “support hardworking families, strengthen the economy, and build a brighter future” for the state. The money will also go towards Crisis Child Care Centers for Montanans in need.

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