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$40 billion for child care
Mar 10, 2021

$40 billion for child care

We break down where funding in the COVID relief package is directed, including aid for child care and money for restaurants. Plus, Black-owned businesses in Nashville, Tennessee, hope to capitalize on tourist foot traffic in one of ​the city’s most iconic business districts.

Segments From this episode

COVID relief package includes about $40 billion in child care funding

Mar 10, 2021
The bill includes money to help cover providers' operating expenses, as the sector tries to recover from pandemic losses.
Nearly $15 billion would help fund child care for low-income families, and about $24 billion would go to child care providers to help cover operating expenses.
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Nashville's iconic Lower Broadway gets its first Black-owned businesses

Mar 10, 2021
Prince’s Hot Chicken Shack and Slim & Husky’s Pizza Beeria hope to draw tourists on a street that's hosted events like CMA Fest.
Co-Owner and Director of Branding and Marketing Clint Gray stands outside of the first Slim & Husky’s Pizza Beeria in North Nashville.
Ambriehl Crutchfield

Music from the episode

I Got 5 On It Luniz, Michael Marshall

The team

Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Engineer
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director