With Summer Child Care Costs Rising, New Survey Reveals the Sacrifices Parents Are Having to Make 

June 6, 2024 – According to a new survey from ParentsTogether Action, a nonprofit parent and family advocacy group that represents more than 3 million families, the cost and availability of summer child care is a major obstacle for parents as summer vacation begins across the country. When asked about challenges faced when trying to find summer child care, the …

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New Survey: 91% of Parents Support Expansion of the Child Tax Credit Included in Congress’ Bipartisan Tax Deal 

More Than Half of Respondents Say 2021 CTC Made a Huge Difference in Their Family’s Finances Two-Thirds of Parents Report They Are Already Struggling Financially in 2024, Families Report Affording Food (67%), Affording Utilities (56%), and Paying for Essentials (56%) as Top Concerns January 31, 2024 — Today, as the U.S. House of Representative votes on a bipartisan tax deal …

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New Poll Finds Biden Underwater with Parents Compared to 2020

Parents see Republicans as more aligned with families and parents’ rights relative to Democrats. January 11, 2024 – A new poll, conducted on behalf of ParentsTogether Action, a national parent and family advocacy organization, found that President Joe Biden and the Democrats across the country are in trouble with parent voters – a large and consequential constituency who may make …

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New Survey From Parents Group Shows Domino Effect of  Student Debt as Parents Struggle to Make Ends Meet and Save For Their Children’s Future

Survey Reveals Return of Student Loan Payments Has Led to Strapped Budgets and Financial Anxiety December 4, 2023 – According to a November survey focused on how parents across the country are faring economically from ParentsTogether Action, a national family advocacy group with more than 3 million members nationwide, the resumption of student loan payments is pushing countless families to …

Parents Group: Two-Thirds of Parents Report They Are Struggling Financially Ahead of Thanksgiving; 70% of Families Struggling Say Their Biggest Challenge is Affording Food

Families Are Facing Widespread Economic Instability as Congress Heads Home Without Addressing Urgent WIC Funding Needs or the Child Care Crisis November 17, 2023– According to a new survey from ParentsTogether Action, a nonprofit family advocacy organization with more than 3 million members, over two-thirds of mostly lower and middle income parents surveyed said that they are struggling to make …

With Child Care Cliff Looming, New Survey Reveals Child Care Crisis as Parents are Forced to Cut Back on Hours or Resign

August 16, 2023 – According to a new survey from ParentsTogether Action, a nonprofit parent and family advocacy group that represents more than 3 million families, the lack of access to quality child care is reaching a breaking point.  Families already face vast challenges in accessing child care, and the crisis will soon get even worse: a “child care cliff” …

New Survey Shows Urgent Need for Paid Leave as “Tripledemic” Tore Through Families This Winter, Leaving Them in Financial Crisis

March 28, 2023 — ParentsTogether Action, a nonprofit family advocacy group with more than 3 million parent members, released a member survey of more than 500 parents about the “tripledemic” of Covid, flu, and RSV, and how illness in their families has had outsized negative effects on their income this year. The survey found that 61% of respondents said they …

Newest Survey on Expanded Child Tax Credit Reveals Financial Insecurity and Child Hunger as One Full Year without Monthly CTC Payments Approaches

As Some Democrats Push to Restart the Program, ParentsTogether Action Finds That 82% of Parents Support This Policy 61% Say Since Checks Stopped, It Has Been More Difficult to Meet Their Family’s Basic Needs; 22% Say They Are No Longer Able to Meet Their Family’s Basic Needs November 29, 2022 — According to a new survey from ParentsTogether Action, a …

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NEW SURVEY: 50% of Parents with Student Loan Debt Say if Payment Pause Ended, They Would Be Unable to Meet Basic Financial Needs

Parents With Student Debt Say If President Biden Forgave $50k in Student Loans it Would Make ‘Huge Difference’ To Their Families; Say Debt Cancellation Would Encourage Them to Support Democrats in the 2022 Midterm Elections August 9, 2022 — According to a new survey from ParentsTogether Action, a nonprofit organization representing more than 3m parents and families across the United …