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February 9, 2016
"Our families are going to lose the opportunity for childcare, they will not be able to work. This is a serious issue. I consider this an economic development issue. This is about providing  families the opportunity to have affordable childcare as well as families access to childcare so they can work. It's also about jobs … jobs that are involved with childcare. We need to focus on this as an absolute priority in New York State as we moved forward," Assemblymember Jaffee said to Sheila J. Poole,  Acting Commissioner, New York State Office of Children and Family Services.