Energy funding set aside to help Oil Patch child care crunch
BISMARCK -- State officials agreed Wednesday to move forward with a pilot program that aims to provide more child care in western North Dakota's Oil Patch.
The Board of University and School Lands set aside $500,000 of energy impact grant funding for the cost-share program.
Oil-producing cities or other political subdivisions can apply for up to $125,000 to create new openings for child care.
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