Child care

FILE- In this July 31, 2014, file photo shows a sand-covered play area sits in the middle of the Karnes County Residential Center in Karnes City, Texas. The state Senate voted 20-11 on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, to approve a bill that would allow Texas to license two family lockdowns, despite a past state court ruling that such facilities do not meet minimum requirements to care for kids. The private prison company GEO Group, which operates an 830-bed family facility south of San Antonio, lobbied Texas politicians to introduce the licensing bill, which could help its Karnes Residential Center remain open. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
May 09, 2017 - 9:02 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas lawmakers are advancing a proposal to license family immigrant detention centers as child care providers. The state Senate voted 20-11 Tuesday to give preliminary approval to a bill that would allow Texas to license two family lockdowns, despite a past state court ruling...
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May 09, 2017 - 7:12 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas lawmakers are advancing a proposal to license family immigrant detention centers as child care providers. The state Senate voted 20-11 Tuesday to approve a bill that would allow Texas to license two family lockdowns, despite a past state court ruling that such facilities...
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