Tuesday, July 15, 2008
Lawmaker seeks tougher day-care laws
An infant's death at an unlicensed home day-care center near Arnold should be a wake-up call for better child safety, says a local lawmaker.
"I think the bottom line is that Missouri's weak laws are putting children at risk," said State Rep. Rachel Storch, D-St. Louis, who plans to introduce a package of child-care reforms next January. "We have problems with regulations and we have problems with our complaint process."
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