Governor JB Pritzker along with State Senator Andy Manar was in Decatur on Tuesday to support childhood education, after school programs, and child care. State Senator Andy Manar says that the decision to protect funding for child care is something that he prioritized in the budget.
Senator Manar says that part of the reason for pushing for funding for childcare is that COVID is still very much here.
Governor Pritzker says that the budget is one of the expressions of Illinoisans and the budget is what helps these programs.
State Senator Andy Manar and Governor Pritzker toured the recently opened Boys and Girls Club in Decatur.