Day care bill

Day Care Regulation Bill Nears Final Hurdle

The Senate Judiciary Committee has advanced a bill aimed at getting more oversight for hundreds of faith-based day cares that go uninspected by the state. Committee members voted unanimously Wednesday for the House-passed bill described as a compromise between child welfare advocates and church centers. The bill moves to the Senate floor. Alabama for years has exempted faith-based day cares…

House Approves Watered-Down Day Care Regulation Bill

The Alabama House of Representatives has approved a watered-down child care bill aimed at getting more oversight for hundreds of faith-based day cares that go uninspected by the state. House members voted 86-5 Thursday for the bill described as a compromise between child welfare advocates and church centers. The bill moves to the Alabama Senate. Alabama for years has exempted…