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Justice commits $6 million in CARES Act funds to child care

September 18th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice announced this week that the state will use $6 million to help with child care funding for essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the governor, the funding from the CARES Act that provides support to the state’s childcare network was set to run out on September 30.  During a news conference, Justice said the state will use $6 million in CARES Act funding to help keep the fund going through the end of the year.