It can be done. States across the country are expanding access and increasing quality with innovative funding strategies. These state early childhood revenue stories can help other states replicate their success.
NEW AND PROTECTED REVENUE
California (10/2021) – Lawmakers Put a 12.5 Percent Tax on Electronic Cigarettes to Help Pay for Early Education Programs and Public Health Education.
Louisiana (2022) A Perfect Match for Child Care
Maryland (02/2022) – Maryland Makes History with the Nation’s First Digital Ad Tax for Kids
New Mexico (2022) – Investing in New Mexico: American Rescue Plan Community Profile
New York (07/2021) – New York Allies Win a Decade-Long Fight for New Education Revenue and Bold Changes to Child Care
West Virginia (08/2021) – Alliance Rapid Response Informs West Virginia Strategy to Defeat Repeal of State’s Personal Income Tax
MODELING, PLANNING, AND RECOMMENDATIONS
Wisconsin (04/2022) – A Coalition of Caring: How Wisconsin Advocates Are Building a System of Child Care for Infants and Toddlers (Strategic Financing Plans)
New Mexico (08/2021) – Understanding the Cost of Quality Child Care in New Mexico: A Cost Estimation Model to Inform Subsidy Rate Setting, P>5 Fiscal Strategies
Minnesota (04/2021) — Transforming the Financing of Early Care and Education in Minnesota, Transforming Minnesota’s Early Childhood Workforce Leadership Team