Licensed childcare providers baffled by bill exempting competitors from safety rules

COLORADO SPRINGS – Heidi Clearo runs a busy home daycare in Colorado Springs. She’s been licensed by the Colorado Department of Human Services for about a dozen years. State inspectors regulate everything in her home from the type of toys her kids play with down to the amount of mulch in her backyard playground.

“There’s a slew of classes, checks and balances basically that keeps us in line,” Clearo said.

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