DES MOINES -- Child care should be considered infrastructure and belongs in the federal infrastructure funding package being crafted in Congress: that was the message U.S. Labor Secretary Marty Walsh and Congresswoman Cindy Axne conveyed during an event Friday at a child care center.
DES MOINES -- Families that seek more accessible and affordable child care should be helped by legislation approved this year by state lawmakers, advocates and stakeholders say.
The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) defines the summer driving season as April through September. The season formally kicks into high gear after the Memorial Day weekend, when millions of Americans hit the open road, like the Griswold’s loading up the family truckster heading to Wally World. But gasoline prices have surged over the past few months and the EIA’s latest report warns that consumers should brace for higher prices at America’s gas pumps.