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Cuomo proposing stronger laws on day cares

Posted at 8:53 AM, May 06, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-06 13:17:54-04

Governor Andrew Cuomo is looking to make it easier for parents to pick a safe day care for their children.

Under the governor's proposed law, the maximum fine for serious violations would increase from $500 to $5,000 a day.

The proposed law would also increase transparency so that parents can easily access more information about day cares.

The bill would also allow the state to revoke a center's license for a wide range of violations.

The law still needs to be passed by the legislature.