Illinois Governor Sends 140 Million To Childcare Providers

The latest piece of Illinois’ federal stimulus is heading to early childhood and daycare centers. Governor JB Pritzker made the announcement on Friday. The governor says 140-million-dollars will go out as direct grants and can be used for everything from rent, to utility payments, to coronavirus costs. Illinois has a total of one-point-six-billion in stimulus money that is earmarked for early childhood education and daycare centers across the state.