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State legislators recently welcomed members of more than 50 business, civic and education groups, including United Way of Louisiana and its chapters, to the State Capitol to receive information on why working families and employers want to restore state funding to the Child Care Assistance Program. Pictured are, front row from left, State Sen. Beth Mizell; Charmaine Caccioppi, of United Way of Southeast Louisiana; State Sen. JP Morrell; and Paula Polito, owner of Beary Cherry Tree and chair of the Jefferson Chamber of Commerce’s Education Committee; and back, State Sen. Conrad Appel; Ethan Melancon, of the Baton Rouge Area Chamber; Pam Allison, of United Way of Southeast Louisiana; Brigitte Nieland, of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry; Melanie Bronfin, of the Louisiana Policy Institute for Children; and Christy Marino, of the Jefferson Chamber of Commerce.

State legislators recently welcomed members of more than 50 business, civic and education groups, including United Way of Louisiana and its chapters, to the State Capitol to receive information on why working families and employers want to restore state funding to the Child Care Assistance Program, a news release said.