Missouri Gov. Mike Parson's announces creation of new Child Care Working Group

March 13, 2019: Missouri Gov. Mike Parson announced on Monday, March 4, 2019, the creation of a new Child Care Working Group. The group is charged with working “to ensure safe and quality care for Missouri children,” according to a statement from the Governor’s Office. “Staff from the Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS), Department of Social Services (DSS), Department of Public Safety (DPS), Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), and the Attorney General’s (AG) office will meet as a working group over the coming weeks to determine opportunities for improvement,” the statement said. “The new Child Care Working Group will conduct a thorough review of current child care regulations and will report back to Governor Parson with recommendations on how to better ensure safe, quality child care by June 1, 2019.”

Attribution: Governor's Office

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