child care

State Senate Democrats lead a call to action on poverty.
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
April 04, 2019 - 2:57 pm
WEST PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania Senate Democrats gathered at the corner of 40th Street and Haverford Avenue Thursday to kick off a 30-day effort to focus on poverty in Pennsylvania. They stood at the same place where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke to 10,000 Philadelphians in...
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Jury Duty
Pat Loeb
March 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Could Philadelphia improve its low juror participation rate by providing day care? That was the question before a city council committee. The consensus among witnesses was, yes, it could. Philadelphia's rate of juror participation is so low, the Courts created a...
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Dreamstime
Hadas Kuznits
January 11, 2019 - 1:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The American birth rate is at an all-time low. A new study of U.S. birth rates indicates not enough babies are being born to replenish the population in the country. According to the report by the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, 2,100 births per 1,000...
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Starbucks Cup
Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images via CNN
October 10, 2018 - 11:29 am
By Danielle Wiener-Bronner, CNN Business (CNN) -- Starbucks is sweetening the pot for employees with a new family care benefit. The company announced on Tuesday that it will provide workers with ten subsidized backup care days for children or adults. Starbucks (SBUX) announced an expansive new set...
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Office of U.S. Senator Bob Casey
Hadas Kuznits
May 03, 2018 - 5:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Sen. Bob Casey visited the KenCrest North Childhood Education Center on North Broad Street Thursday where he discussed with parents and educators the state of Pennsylvania's children. "In Senate Bill 1806, we need to get a Republican to work with us to pass this bill...
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