Shelbina State Senator Cindy O’Laughlin want to see the Senate pass a bill that modifies provisions to child care. O’Laughlin has been advocating for better child care across Missouri.

O’Laughlin says there are several areas of child care across Missouri that need to be addressed.

Governor Mike Parson called for more access to child care at the State of the State address Wednesday and asked the Legislature for 722 million dollars to improve child care centers.