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Republican Main Street Partnership's Suburban Families' Legislative Agenda for

the 117th Congress.

Workforce Development

- (H.R. TBD) Advancing Support for Working Families Act


The Advancing Support for Working Families Act would allow families the option to advance up to $5,000 of their recently-doubled child tax credit in the first year of a child's life or the first year a family adopts a child.

- H.R.3397 - Child and Dependent Care Modernization Act of 2019


This bill increases the tax exclusion to up to $8,000 for employer-provided dependent care assistance and allows individuals to carry forward into the next taxable year unused flexible spending arrangement account balances


Sponsors/Co-Sponsors: Rep. Peter King, Rep. Steve Stivers


- H.R.4253 - Empower Parents in College Act of 2019


Provides increased access to childcare support for low-income parent-students.


Sponsors/Co-Sponsors: Rep. Dusty Johnson*

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