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May 19, 2017

This week at CBPP, we focused on health care, the federal budget, federal taxes, housing, and state budgets and taxes.

  • On health care, Jesse Cross-Call, Tara Straw, Arloc Sherman, and Matt Broaddus found that the House-passed health bill would have devastating
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12 of the 15 States with Biggest Increase in Out-of-Pocket Costs Under House Health Bill Have Significant Rural Populations

U.S. $26 Billion Short of “Fair Share” for Development Aid Yet Trump Proposing Big Cuts

May 19, 2017

To justify his proposed cuts to development and humanitarian aid, President Trump has implied that the United States now contributes more than its “fair share” of foreign aid. Yet the United States already falls far short of meeting the most commonly used fair-share standard, CBPP Senior Fellow Isaac Shapiro and the Center for Global Development’s Director of the US Development Policy...

Magnifying Glass and Pie Chart

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May 12, 2017

This week at CBPP, we focused on health care, Social Security, food assistance, housing, and the federal budget.

  • On health care, Sarah Lueck listed four requirements that any Senate health care bill must meet to pass the “Kimmel Test”
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May 5, 2017

This week at CBPP, we focused on health care, state budgets and taxes, the federal budget and taxes, housing, Social Security, and the economy.

  • On health care, Aviva Aron-Dine pointed out that the addition of $8 billion to the House Republican
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Alaska Consumers Would See by Far Largest Increase in Health Care Costs Under House Bill

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April 28, 2017

This week at CBPP we focused on federal taxes, health care, the federal budget, state budgets and taxes, food assistance, housing, and the economy.

  • On federal taxes, ahead of the announcement of President Trump’s tax plan, Chye-Ching Huang rounded up key tax policy resources and Chuck
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Cutting Corporate Tax Rates Mostly Benefits Those at the Top

Roundup: The House GOP Health Bill’s Flaws Remain

April 28, 2017

The latest version of the House Republican bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would gut protections for people with pre-existing conditions, while making no changes to address the flaws in the underlying bill, we explained yesterday. Here are some key...

What Hasn't Changed in the New House ACA Repeal Bill

Expanding Federal Housing Subsidies to Moderate-Income Households Would Waste Scarce Funds

April 24, 2017

In the current issue of Cityscape, a journal of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, CBPP’s Barbara Sard argues that except in special circumstances, middle-income households (those with incomes between 80...

Money House

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April 21, 2017

This week at CBPP we focused on health care, the federal budget and taxes, housing, Social Security, and poverty and inequality.

  • On health care, Aviva Aron-Dine explained that the reported amendment to the American Health Care Act guts
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Only 50 Small Farms or Businesses Face Estate Tax

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April 14, 2017

This week at CBPP, we focused on federal and state taxes, housing, health care, family income support, and the economy.

  • On federal and state taxes, ahead of Tax Day on April 18, Janne Huang applauded the work of free tax preparation services. Chuck Marr and Erica Williams
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Tax Cuts Didn't Supercharge Growth in the Bush Era

How the House Republican Health Plan Would Affect Your State

April 14, 2017

We’ve issued brief state-by-state reports on the impact of the House Republican health care bill (the American Health Care Act).  Among other things, the reports give state-specific data on the Medicaid costs that the bill would shift to the state and how much it...

State Mini Reports Preview

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