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Repeal of the Federal Estate Tax Would Cost State Governments Billions in Revenue
Elizabeth C. McNichol, Iris J. Lav and Daniel Tenny
Revised 12/12/00
90K-HTML, 49K-PDF, 9pp.

Overview of the Food Stamp Time Limits for People Between Ages 18 and 50
Stacy Dean
12/8/00
16K-HTML, 33K-PDF

Many Areas that Qualify for Waivers Do Not Appear on the Department of Labor's List of Labor Surplus Areas
Stacy Dean
Rev. 12/7/00
17K-HTML, 35K-PDF

Restarting the Clock on the Three-Month Food Stamp Cut-Off
Stacy Dean
12/7/00
23K-HTML, 34K-PDF

Making Food Stamps Work: Important New State Option for Semi-Annual Reporting Could Dramatically Improve the Food Stamp Program for Working Families
Stacy Dean
12/6/00
43K-HTML, 50K-PDF

Nearly 95 Percent of Low-Income Uninsured Children Now Are Eligible for Medicaid or SCHIP
Matthew Broaddus and Leighton Ku
12/6/00
49K-HTML, 82K-PDF

Linking Medicaid and Food Stamps: Four Little-Known Facts about the Food Stamp Program
Stacy Dean and Dottie Rosenbaum
Rev. 11/30/00
22K-HTML, 38K-PDF, 7pp.

States and Counties Are Taking Steps to Help Low-Income Working Families Make Ends Meet and Move Up the Economic Ladder
Ed Lazere, Shawn Fremstad, and Heidi Goldberg
11/27/00
84K-HTML, 85K-PDF

Leadership's Tax Plan Reinforces Inequities in Health and Pension Coverage
Joel Friedman
10/26/00
39K-HTML, 47K-PDF, 9pp.

The Presidential Candidates' Budget Plans and The Size of Government
James Horney
Rev. 10/23/00
24K-HTML, 26K-PDF, 7pp.

The Cost of the Bush and Gore Budget Proposals
James Horney and Robert Greenstein
Rev 10/20/00
40K-HTML, 48K-PDF, 10pp.

Maximizing Child Health Coverage Depends on Establishing an Effective System for Reallocating Unspent SCHIP Funds
Jocelyn Guye r
10/18/00
122K-HTML, 122K-PDF, 12pp.

Health Insurance Deduction of Little Help to the Uninsured
Joel Friedman and Iris J. Lav
Revised 10/18/00
17K-HTML, 87K-PDF, 5pp.

TANF Funds May Be Used to Create or Expand Refundable State Child Care Tax Credits
Nicholas Johnson
10/11/00
31K-HTML, 95K-PDF, 7pp.

New GAO Report Raises Questions about House and Senate Pension Provisions That Would Weaken "Top-Heavy" Protections
Peter Orszag
10/10/00
15K-HTML, 25K-PDF, 3pp.

Health Coverage for Legal Immigrant Children: New Census Data Highlight Importance of Restoring Medicaid And SCHIP Coverage
Leighton Ku and Shannon Blaney
Revised 10/10/00
150K-HTML, 64K-PDF, 16pp.

Making It Simple: Medicaid for Children and CHIP Income Eligibility Guidelines and Enrollment Procedures
Donna Cohen Ross and Laura Cox
10/1/00
146K-PDF

Uninsured Rate of Poor Children Declines, But Remains Above Pre-Welfare Reform Levels
Jocelyn Guyer
9/29/00
15K-HTML, 84K-PDF, 4pp

Virginia Has Improved the Tax Treatment of Low-Income Families, and an EITC Modeled on the Federal EITC Would Go Further
Bob Zahradnik
9/29/00
71K-HTML, 96K-PDF, 8pp.


LIMITING ABUSES OF MEDICAID FINANCING: HCFA's Plan to Regulate The Medicaid Upper Payment Limit
Leighton Ku
9/27/00
90K-HTML, 65K-PDF, 14pp.

Analysis of 1999 Census Poverty and Income Data
Wendell Primus and Robert Greenstein
Rev. 10/10/00
16K-HTML, 29K-PDF, 6pp.

Improving Child Well-Being By Focusing on Low-Income Noncustodial Parents in Maryland
Wendell Primus and Kristina Daugirdas
9/25/00
436K-PDF, 93pp.

New Administration Proposal Would Make Significant Improvements in the Section 8 Voucher Program But Congress Should Approve Use of Funds for Services to Help Families Obtain Housing
Barbara Sard
9/21/00
46K-HTML, 112K-PDF, 14pp.

Building Retirement Savings Can Cause Low- And Moderate-Income Working Families to Lose Means-Tested Assistance in Times of Need
9/20/00
9K-HTML, 83K-PDF, 3pp.

Archer MSA Expansions Could Drive Up Health Insurance Premiums And Create New Tax Shelter
Iris J. Lav
9/19/00
31K-HTML, 46K-PDF, 9pp.

States Can Use IRS Computer Tapes to Identify Potential Recipients of State Earned Income Tax Credits
Nicholas Johnson
9/19/00
4K-HTML, 74K-PDF, 1pp.

How Much Would a State Earned Income Tax Credit Cost?
replaces "Estimating the Cost of a State Earned Income Tax Credit"
Nicholas Johnson
9/19/00
49K-HTML, 82K-PDF, 4pp.

Beneficiaries of Proposed Social Security-Related Tax Cut Have Significant Wealth -- Their Average Net Worth Exceeds $1 Million, While Their Median Net Worth is $420,000
Robert Greenstein and Diane Whitmore
9/13/00
16K-HTML, 29K-PDF, 3pp.

The Tax Credit for Low- and Middle-Income Savers in The Senate Finance Committee Pension Bill: Would Lower-income Families Really Benefit?
Peter Orszag, Robert Greenstein, Iris Lav, and James Sly
9/13/00
51K-HTML, 55K-PDF, 11pp.

How Should the Surplus Be Used?
James Horney, Isaac Shapiro, and Robert Greenstein
9/6/00
90K-HTML, 120K-PDF, 30pp.

H.R. 4678, the Child Support Distribution Act of 2000, Includes Significant Child Support Changes Benefitting Low-income Children: A Brief Explanation
Wendell Primus and Kristina Daugirdas
9/5/00
14K-HTML, 37K-PDF, 4pp.

The Importance of Family-Based Insurance Expansions: New Research Findings about State Health Reforms
Leighton Ku and Matthew Broaddus
9/5/00
79K-HTML, 93K-PDF, 20pp.

An Analysis of New IRS Income Data
by Isaac Shapiro, Robert Greenstein, and Wendell Primus
9/4/00
42K-HTML, 21K-PDF, 8pp.

Improving Access to Food Stamps: New Reporting Options Can Reduce Administrative Burdens and Error Rates
Dorothy Rosenbaum
9/1/00
197K-HTML, 187K-PDF, 47pp.

Tax Package Proposed as Accompaniment to Minimum Wage Bill Contains Troubling Proposals
8/30/00
6K-HTML, 19K-PDF , 2pp.

Health Care After Welfare: An Update of Findings from State-Level Leaver Studies
Jocelyn Guyer
8/16/00
38K-HTML, 51K-PDF, 8pp.
Full report: 175K-PDF, 64pp.

Unspent TANF Funds in the Middle of Federal Fiscal Year 2000
Ed Lazere
8/2/00
204K-HTML, 109K-PDF , 16pp.

House-Passed Pension Changes Would Overwhelmingly Benefit Corporate Executives And Owners -- Executive Summary
Peter R. Orszag, Iris J. Lav, and Robert Greenstein
Revised 8/1/00
25K-HTML, 30K-PDF , 3pp.

Tax Cuts That the House or Senate Has Approved Would Consume All of the Realistically Available Surpluses
Robert Greenstein, James Horney, and Iris Lav
7/27/00
25K-HTML, 35K-PDF , 5pp.

Poorly Designed Lock-box Proposals That The Senate And House Have Passed Pose Risks to The Economy
James Horney and Robert Greenstein
7/24/00
49K-HTML, 51K-PDF , 8pp.

Conference "Marriage Penalty Relief" Provisions Reflect Poor Targeting: Much of the Benefits Would Go to Higher-Income Taxpayers or Those Who Already Receive Marriage Bonuses
Iris Lav and James Sly
7/21/00
11K-HTML, 48K-PDF , 3pp.

Marriage Penalty Conference Agreement: Benefits Go Primarily to High-Income Taxpayers
7/20/00
3K-HTML, 37K-PDF , 1pp.

How Much of the New CBO Surplus Is Available for Tax and Program Initiatives?
James Horney and Robert Greenstein
7/18/00
10K-HTML, 19K-PDF , 2pp.

Proposal Regarding Taxation of Social Security Benefits Would Benefit Higher-Income Beneficiaries While Draining Revenues in Perpetuity
Robert Greenstein
7/13/00
10K-HTML, 22K-PDF , 4pp.

Large Cost of the Roth "Marriage Penalty Relief" Provisions Reflects Poor Targeting: Much of the Benefits Would Go to High-Income Taxpayers or Those Who Already Receive Marriage Bonuses
Iris Lav and James Sly
Revised 7/12/00
39K-HTML, 64K-PDF , 9pp.

Proposed Pension Changes Would Overwhelmingly Benefit Corporate Executives and Owners: Provisions Could Lead to Pension Reductions for Low- And Moderate-Income Workers
Peter R. Orszag, Iris J. Lav, and Robert Greenstein
Revised 7/14/00
64K-HTML, 72K-PDF , 15pp.

Should EITC Benefits Be Enlarged For Families with Three or More Children?
Robert Greenstein
Revised 7/10/00
24K-HTML, 6pp.

How Much of the Enlarged Surplus Is Available for Tax and Program Initiatives? Available Funds Should be Devoted to Real National Priorities
James Horney and Robert Greenstein
Revised 7/7/00
29K-HTML, 77K-PDF, 8pp.
130K-PDF full version, 40pp.

Appropriations Bills Would Cut Welfare Reform Block Grant Funding for 16 States, Undoing Compromise in Welfare Law
Kristina Daugirdas, Wendell Primus, and Robert Greenstein
Revised 7/7/00
41K-HTML, 165K-PDF, 7pp.

Should the EITC for Workers Without Children be Abolished, Maintained, or Expanded?
Robert Greenstein
Revised 7/7/00
38K-HTML, 4pp.

The Estate Tax, "Double Taxation," and Carry-Over Basis
Iris J. Lav
7/7/00
9K-HTML, 3pp.

Research Evidence Suggests That Housing Subsidies Can Help Long-term Welfare Recipients Find and Retain Jobs
6/27/00
17K-HTML, 56K-PDF, 4pp.

Conducting Children's Health Insurance Outreach in African American Communities
Jacqueline Patterson
6/26/00
30K-HTML, 8pp.

Senate Appropriations Committee Proposal Poses Threat to SCHIP
Jocelyn Guyer
Rev. 6/22/00
23K-HTML, 7pp.

Ways That States Can Serve Families That Reach Welfare Time Limits
Liz Schott
6/21/00
102K-PDF, 21pp.

Raising the Amounts That Can Be Contributed to Roth IRAs: The Dangers in the Short Run and the Long Run
Peter R. Orszag
6/21/00
32K-HTML, 71K-PDF, 7pp.

Senate Appropriations Bill Contains Severe Reductions in Social Services Block Grant
Wendell Primus and Kristina Daugirdas
6/8/00
13K-HTML, 25K-PDF, 8pp.

Cost of Tax Cuts the House or Senate Has Passed Or Are Expected to Pass Soon Total $649 Billion
James Horney
Rev. 7/6/00
5K-HTML, 2pp.

Issues for Consideration As States Reinstate Families That Were Improperly Terminated from Medicaid Under Welfare Reform
Liz Schott
Revised 6/12/00
85K-PDF ,15pp.

When It Rains It Pours -- One Year Later: A Second Look at Delaware, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan and Minnesota
Robert Zahradnik and Iris J. Lav
5/22/00
Press Release: 10K-HTML
Full Report: 79K-HTML, 69K-PDF, 17pp.

Testimony of Wendell Primus on Child Support Legislation
5/18/00
53K-HTML

Voluntary Individual Accounts for Social Security: What Are the Costs?
Peter Orszag
5/15/00
48K-HTML, 62K-PDF, 13pp.

Impact of 2 Percent Individual Accounts on Social Security Solvency
Peter Orszag
Revised 5/15/00
68K-HTML, 2pp.

A Five-Year Extension of the Internet Tax "Moratorium" Would Further Erode the Tax Base of States and Localities
Michael Mazerov
Revised 5/12/00
44K-HTML, 13pp.

Biennial Budgeting: Do the Drawbacks Outweigh the Advantages?
Robert Greenstein
Revised 5/5/00
20KHTML, 4pp.

All That Glitters Is Not Gold: The Feldstein-Liebman Analysis of Reforming Social Security with Individual Accounts
Peter Orszag and Jonathan M. Orszag
4/26/00
95K-PDF, 17pp.

Trends in U.S. Development Aid and the Current Budget Debate
Isaac Shaprio
4/25/00
Press Release: 12K-HTML
Full Report: 70K-HTML, 51K-PDF, 14pp.

Congressional Budget Resolution Would Use at Least 98 Percent of Projected Non-Social Security Surpluses for Tax Cuts
James Horney
Revised 4/17/00
19K-HTML, 6pp.

Would Raising IRA Contribution Limits Bolster Retirement Security For Lower- and Middle-Income Families or Is There a Better Way?
Peter Orszag and Jonathan Orszag
Revised 5/1/00
22K-HTML, 4pp.

Would Raising IRA Contribution Limits Bolster Retirement Security For Lower- and Middle-Income Families or Is There a Better Way?
Peter Orszag and Jonathan Orszag
Revised 5/1/00
69K-PDF , 20pp.

Tax Freedom Day Report Flawed
Iris J. Lav and Robert Greenstein
4/15/00
11K-HTML

Tax Foundation Figures Result in Inaccurate Impressions of Middle Class Tax Burdens
Iris J. Lav, Isaac Shapiro, Robert Greenstein, and James Sly
4/13/00
26K-HTML, 7pp.

The Constitutional Amendment to Require a Two-Thirds Supermajority to Raise Taxes
Robert Greenstein
4/10/00
33K-HTML, 9pp.

Constitutional Amendment Would Threaten Higher Deficits in Future Decades and Pose Risks to Medicare While Protecting Special Interest Tax Breaks
Robert Greenstein
4/10/00
16K-HTML, 4pp.

Budget Resolutions Would Use at Least 98 Percent of Projected non-Social Security Surpluses for Tax Cuts
James Horney
3/31/00
25K-HTML

What the Trustees' Report Indicates about the Financial Status of Social Security
Robert Greenstein
3/30/00
70K-HTML, 4pp.

Windows of Opportunities: Strategies to Support Low-Income Families in the Next Stage of Welfare Reform
3/30/00

IRA Expansion Nestled in Managed Care Legislation Would Provide Costly Tax Break for Wealthy Individuals
Iris J. Lav
3/28/00
20K-HTML, 4pp.

The Administration's FY 2001 Proposal to Expand Modestly the Number of Section 8 Housing Vouchers
Barbara Sard and Jeff Lubell
3/22/00
28K-HTML, 7pp.

Section 8 Utilization and the Proposed Housing Voucher Success Fund
Robert Greenstein
3/22/00
33K-HTML, 10pp.

Should EITC Benefits Be Enlarged for Families with Three or More Children?
Robert Greenstein
Revised 7/10/00
23K-HTML

Is a New Annual Report on Social Security Necessary?
Wendell Primus and Kilolo Kijakazi
3/20/00
19K-HTML, 5pp.

State Income Tax Burdens on Low-Income Families in 1999
Nicholas Johnson and Robert Zahradnik
3/15/00
55K-pr, 264K-PDF-report, 47pp.

Costly House Tax Bill That Accompanies Minimum-Wage Legislation Would Largely Benefit High-Income Individuals
Iris J. Lav, James Horney and Robert Greenstein
Revised 3/15/00
30K-HTML, 8pp.

Cost of Tax Cuts That Either the House or Senate Has Passed Total $470 Billion
Revised 3/15/00
6K-HTML, 2pp.

Is the Clinton Budget a "Big Government" Proposal? Spending as a Share of The Economy Would Fall to Lowest Level Since 1956
Robert Greenstein and James Horney
Revised 3/14/00
23K-HTML, 139K-PDF, 6pp.

Improvements Needed in The Asset Test For The Supplemental Security Income Program
Kilolo Kijakazi and Wendell Primus
3/10/00
12K-HTML, 5pp.

Pension Provisions of Tax Bill Coming to House Floor Would Overwhelmingly Benefit Corporate Executives and Owners
Revised 3/7/00
11K-HTML, 2pp.

Pension Provisions of Tax Bill Coming to House Floor Would Heavily Benefit Highly Paid Executives and Business Owners But Could Jeopardize Pension Benefits for Ordinary Workers
Peter R. Orszag, Iris J. Lav and Robert Greenstein
3/6/00
54K-HTML, 13pp.

How the Cross-Testing Pension Loophole Harms Low- and Moderate-Income Workers
Peter R. Orszag
3/2/00
51K-HTML, 9pp.

MSA Expansions in Patients' Bill of Rights Could Drive Up Health Insurance Premiums and Create New Tax Shelter
Iris J. Lav
Rev. 3/2/00
31K-HTML, 10pp.

Recent Studies Indicate That Many Parents Who Are Current Or Former Welfare Recipients Have Disabilities And Other Medical Conditions
Eileen P. Sweeney
2/29/00
273K-PDF, 39pp.

The Administration's Proposed Food Stamp Rule On Vehicles with High Loan Balances
Dottie Rosenbaum and David Super
2/29/00
5K-HTML, 2pp.

Should the Budget Baseline Adjust Discretionary Spending Levels for Inflation? An Examination of the Criticisms of this Approach
James Horney and Robert Greenstein
2/25/00
34K-HTML, 9pp.

The Value of Housing Subsidies to Welfare Reform Efforts
Barbara Sard and Jeff Lubell
2/24/00
43K-HTML, 10pp.

How the Bush Tax Cut Compares in Size To the Reagan Tax Cuts
Peter R. Orszag
Revised 2/20/01
19K-HTML, 31K-PDF

The Increasing Use of TANF and State Matching Funds to Provide Housing Assistance to Families Moving from Welfare to Work
Barbara Sard and Jeff Lubell
2/17/00
376K-PDF, 58pp.

Sources of Federal Funding for Children's Health Insurance Outreach
Donna Cohen Ross
2/17/00
25K-HTML, 8pp.

Testimony of Robert Greenstein on Social Security Earnings Test
Robert Greenstein
2/15/00
15K -HTML

A D.C. Earned Income Tax Credit Could Provide Tax Relief and Reduce Child Poverty
Robert Zahradnik and Iris J. Lav
2/9/00
77K-HTML, 22pp.

Earned Income Tax Credit Campaign Kit 2000
2000
PDF files

Large Cost of The Archer "Marriage Penalty Relief" Provisions Reflects Poor Targeting
Iris J. Lav and James Sly
Revised 2/3/00
28K-HTML, 7pp.

What Do The New Baseline Budget Projections Mean? How Much Is Available for Tax Cuts and Program Initiatives?
James Horney and Robert Greenstein
2/3/00
25K-HTML, 4pp.
Budget sheet: 68K-PDF
Full Report: 97K-PDF, 20pp.

Testimony of Iris J. Lav on Internet Taxation
Iris J. Lav
2/2/00
50K-HTML

Senate Bankruptcy Bill Nearing Passage Includes Costly Tax Cuts That Could Harm Lower-wage Workers
Iris J. Lav and Robert Greenstein
2/3/00
34K-HTML, 61K-PDF, 9pp.

Comments on the Proposed Rule for the Bonus to Reward States for High Performance
Wendell Primus and Mark Greenberg (CLASP)
2/2/00
116K-HTML

Making the Link: Strategies for Coordinating Publicly Funded Health Care Coverage for Children
Cindy Mann, Donna Cohen Ross, Laura Cox
2/1/00
144K-HTML

Options for Reducing Poverty Among Elderly Women by Improving Supplemental Security Income
Kilolo Kijakazi
1/27/00
50K-HTML, 12pp.

Fostering A Close Connection: Report to Covering Kids on Options for Conducting Child Health Insurance Outreach and Enrollment Through the National School Lunch Program
Donna Cohen Ross
1/20/00
83K-HTML, 19pp.

January 2000 Update to the Center's Paper on the Impact of the Quality Housing and Work Responsibility Act of 1998 on Welfare Reform Efforts
1/19/00
4K-HTML, 1pp.

Pulling Apart: A State-by-State Analysis of Income Trends
1/18/00
Multiple files

States Have Substantial Unspent Welfare Funds, But Low-income Families Continue to Need Key Supports - Press Release
1/12/00
Press release: 7K-HTML
Full Report: 78K-PDF

Windows of Opportunity: Strategies to Support Families Receiving Welfare and Other Low-Income Families in the Next Stage of Welfare Reform
Eileen Sweeney, Liz Schott, Ed Lazere, Shawn Fremstad, Heidi Goldberg, Jocelyn Guyer, David Super, Clifford Johnson
1/12/00
312K-PDF, 80pp.

Welfare Balances After Three Years of TANF Block Grants: Unspent TANF Funds at the End of Federal Fiscal Year 1999
Ed Lazere
1/11/00
80K-PDF, 21pp.

The INS Public Charge Guidance: What Does it Mean For Immigrants Who Need Public Assistance?
Shawn Fremstad
1/7/00
56K-HTML, 14pp.



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