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Resource ID: #24444
Subject: Children
Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
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Date: 01/25/2009; 01/26/2009; 02/15/2009; 05/22/2009; 06/14/2009; 08/30/2009; 08/31/2009; 12/13/2009

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Child-care programs were setup to encourage low income parents to get and keep their jobs. This program covered the cost of child care, but as it turns out "millions of taxpayer dollars" were misused by corrupt parents and daycare providers. Further, this series revealed a number of drug dealers can be tied to the daycare providers. Also, it revealed how regulators overlooked the problem, lawmakers and their weak laws, and workers trying to bring this to attention and their bosses shutting them down.

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