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Singleton: The Catch-22 of Our Generation: The Struggle to Afford Child Care

Assemblyman Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) had the following published Wednesday in the Burlington County Times:

“In this day and age, working families face a Herculean struggle to get by on one salary, especially if they have children. Herein lies the greatest Catch-22 of our generation.

“Most families need dual incomes to survive, but if they have preschool-age children, they are forced to find a way to pay for child care or early education in order for both parents to be able to work. Anyone who has found themselves in this position in the last 10 or 20 years knows that quality child care comes at a hefty price…”

To read the rest of Assemblyman Singleton’s op-ed, please click here.