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Without child care, Texas’ unemployed mothers are struggling to reenter the workforce as federal benefits cease

Many Texas mothers are ready to return to work, but a lack of child care is keeping them at home. Alicia Reed worries how she will provide for her four children after her federal unemployment benefits are cut at the end of June.

A business on the corner of Brazos Street and East 5th Street is boarded up with "Disposable Business" written on the boards on July 17, 2020 in Austin.

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