The Safe Child Act of 2014 goal is to reauthorize and improve the original Act from 1990s, The Child Care and Development Block Grant act of 1990. Child care cost has grown rapidly, The Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 1990 was signed by former President H.W. Bush which provided funds to states to enable families to have access to high quality childcare through subsidies and support programs. Feder...
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...bills claim that this action is a waste of time and does not matter in passing a law. "Despite the inordinate attention given to rounding up co-sponsors, bragging about co-sponsors and arguing about co-sponsors, it turns out that co-sponsoring bills in Congress does not matter, at least not legislatively. Conventional wisdom says that the higher the number of co-sponsors, the greater the chance a bill has of becoming law – and that a bill with a low number of co-sponsors is doomed. These are both wrong. My review of recent Congresses demonstrates that co-sponsorship is not a reliable indicator of a bill’s legislative success" (Clark, D.C. Waste of Time). The main goal of members of Congress is to win re-elections; by sponsoring and/or co-sponsoring a bill it allows for members to take positions that show their constituents they are taking a stand for their base.
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