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Barnhart calls for City to step up childcare

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Rochester mayoral candidate Rachel Barnhart is calling for the City of Rochester to step up when it comes to child care. 

At a press conference held Monday, Barnhart proposed adding 1,000 childcare subsidies that would supplement services already provided to City families. 

“This is a practical thing that we can do to reduce poverty and to grow our economy and to help families,” said Barnhart. “The City has a lot of flexibility in its budget and this is something that will be a priority in my administration.”

Barnhart says the goal is to help reduce poverty by having local governments step in.

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