Child Care Costs Outpace Minimum Wage: This Huffington Post infographic shows how child care costs continue to rise. It notes that in most states, single parent working a minimum wage job 40 hours a week, 52 weeks a year, doesn't earn enough to put two young children in a child care center, let alone cover other household expenses.
Workforce Reauthorization Resources Available: The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) was signed into law this summer. Changes brought about by the new law have implications for TANF and other social services programs. Click here to learn more about the new law.