Minn. Ranked 3rd Priciest For Child CareMinnesota ranks as one of the most expensive places in the country for child care, which eats up more than 15 percent of income for a married couple making around $90,000 a year. According to that's the third worst in the country. On the flip side, the state has strict child-caretaker standards. For parents, it’s a doubled-edged sword.
Dayton On Fence About Minn. Child Care Union PushAfter being blocked in court, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton said Tuesday he hasn't decided whether to ask the reconfigured Legislature to permit a unionization drive by home-based child care providers.
Minn. Judge Cancels Child Care Union ElectionA Ramsey County judge ruled Friday that Gov. Mark Dayton violated constitutional separation of powers late last year when he called a unionization vote for home-based child care workers.