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The Omnibus Appropriations Bill: Are Appropriations for Domestic Programs Exploding?
Richard Kogan
Revised 12/31/03
39K-HTML, 49K-PDF, 9pp.

Press Release: Up To 1.6 Million Low-Income People - Including About Half A Million Children - Are Losing Health Coverage Due To State Budget Cuts
12/22/03
269K-HTML, 87K-PDF, 10pp.

Losing Out: States Are Cutting 1.2 to 1.6 Million Low-Income People from Medicaid, SCHIP and Other State Health Insurance Programs
Leighton Ku and Sashi Nimalendran
12/22/03
127K-HTML, 139K-PDF, 22pp.

The Ferrara Social Security Plan
Robert Greenstein and Richard Kogan
Revised 12/22/03
61K-HTML, 40K-PDF, 7pp.

Administration is Misstating Amount of Child Care Funding in Pending TANF Reauthorization Bills
Sharon Parrott, Jennifer Mezey, Mark Greenberg, and Shawn Fremstad
12/15/03
44K-HTML, 56K-PDF, 8pp.

The AARP Ads and the New Medicare Prescription Drug Law
Edwin Park and Robert Greenstein
12/11/03
34K-HTML, 43K-PDF, 7pp.

The Troubling Medicare Legislation
Edwin Park, Melanie Nathanson, Robert Greenstein, and John Springer
Revised 12/8/03
37K-HTML, 45K-PDF, 8pp.

Federal Unemployment Benefits Program Should Be Extended Despite Continued — Albeit Sluggish — Job Growth
12/5/03
8K-HTML, 19K-PDF, 1pp.

The Mechanics and Immediate Implications of the December 21 Cut-off in the Temporary Extended Unemployment Compensation Program
Isaac Shapiro
12/3/03
15K-HTML, 21K-PDF, 2pp.

Congressional Leadership Pushes For Extending Expiring Tax Breaks, But Ignores Expiring Unemployment Benefits
Joel Friedman, David Kamin, and Isaac Shapiro
Revised 12/3/03
39K-HTML, 37K-PDF, 6pp.

Implementing New Changes to the Food Stamp Program: A Provision By Provision Analysis of the Farm Bill
Stacy Dean and Dorothy Rosenbaum
Revised 12/2/03
18K-HTML, 517K-PDF, 93pp.

Health Savings Accounts In Final Medicare Conference Agreement Pose Threats Both To Long-Term Fiscal Policy And To The Employer-Based Health Insurance System
Robert Greenstein and Edwin Park
Revised 12/1/03
21K-HTML, 27K-PDF, 4pp.

State Revenues Have Fallen Dramatically; Tax Increases So Far Have Failed to Fill the Gap
Nicholas Johnson, Jennifer Schiess and Joseph Llobrera
Revised 11/25/03
301K-HTML, 102K-PDF, 19pp.

Medicare Agreement Would Make Substantial Numbers of Seniors and People with Disabilities Worse Off than Under Current Law
Edwin Park and Robert Greenstein
Revised 11/21/03
23K-HTML, 30K-PDF, 3pp.

Press Release: Millions Of Poor Seniors And People with Disabilities Could End Up Worse Off Under New Medicare Agreement
John Springer
Revised 11/21/03
20K-HTML, 28K-PDF, 2pp.

Fact Sheet: SSI Benefits Being Cut Off For Many Refugees Who Are Elderly Or Disabled
John Springer
Revised 11/21/03
22K-HTML, 25K-PDF, 2pp.

The Energy Bill: More Tax Breaks in the Face of Rising Deficits
 David Kamin, Joel Friedman, and Richard Kogan
11/19/03
22K-HTML, 27K-PDF, 3pp.

Plan To Reconvene On January 20 Underscores Need To Act Now On Temporary Unemployment Benefits
Isaac Shapiro
11/19/03
18K-HTML, 37K-PDF, 2pp.

Thousands of Refugees Who are Elderly or Disabled Could Lose Supplemental Security Income in the Coming Months
Shawn Fremstad
Revised 11/14/03
70K-HTML, 59K-PDF, 11pp.

House-Senate Conference Committee Poised to Decide Fate of Housing Voucher Funding
Will Fischer and Barbara Sard
11/14/03
43K-HTML, 45K-PDF, 8pp.

Approaching The Deadline; What type of unemployment benefits extension should be adopted, and when?
Isaac Shapiro
11/12/03
26K-HTML, 47K-PDF, 4pp.

What Have We Learned From FNS’ New Research Findings About Overcertification in the School Meals Programs?
Zoё Neuberger and Robert Greenstein
11/11/03
113K-HTML, 165K-PDF, 23pp.

Introduction to Unemployment Insurance
Martha Coven
Revised 11/10/03
34K-HTML, 41K-PDF, 6pp.

Transitional Food Stamps: Background and Implementation Issues
Dorothy Rosenbaum
11/10/03
43K-HTML, 46K-PDF, 9pp.

Funding Health Coverage For Low-Income Children In Washington
Leighton Ku and Matthew Broaddus
11/10/03
170K-HTML, 62K-PDF, 11pp.

Medicare "Cost Containment" Proposal Includes Ideologically Loaded Provisions
Richard Kogan, Edwin Park, and Robert Greenstein
Revised 11/7/03
36K-HTML, 57K-PDF, 8pp.

Administration Proposal To Combine The Accounting Of Medicare Part A, Medicare Part B, And Prescription Drugs Is Unsound
Richard Kogan and Edwin Park
11/3/03
28K-HTML, 38K-PDF, 5pp.

Gimmicks Mask True Cost of Revised Thomas Corporate Tax-Cut Package
Joel Friedman
10/27/03
21K-HTML, 32K-PDF, 4pp.

Swelling Deficits: Increased Spending is not the Principal Culprit
Richard Kogan
10/27/03
27K-HTML, 42K-PDF, 3pp.

The Decline of Corporate Income Tax Revenues
Joel Friedman
Revised 10/24/03
200K-HTML, 70K-PDF, 13pp.
Fact Sheet: 14K-HTML, 26K-PDF, 2pp.

Federal Income Taxes, as a Share of GDP, Drop to Lowest Level Since 1942, According to Final Budget Data
Isaac Shapiro
10/21/03
67K-HTML, 39K-PDF, 7pp.

Making the Internet Tax Freedom Act Permanent in the Form Currently Proposed Would Lead to a Substantial Revenue Loss for States and Localities
Michael Mazerov
10/20/03
Summary: 27K-HTML, 32K-PDF, 5pp.
Full Report: 146K-PDF, 34pp.

Press Release: Three-Fourths of Jobless Workers are Running out of Federal Unemployment Benefits Before Finding Work
John Springer
10/15/03
17K-HTML, 27K-PDF, 3pp.

The Mismatch Between Federal Unemployment Benefits and Current Labor Market Realities
Isaac Shapiro
10/15/03
41K-HTML, 51K-PDF, 8pp.

Report Documents Growing Disparities in Health Care Coverage Between Immigrant and Citizen Children as Congress Debates Immigrant Care Legislation
Leighton Ku
10/14/03
19K-HTML, 29K-PDF, 3pp.

CDC Data Show Medicaid and SCHIP Played a Critical Counter-Cyclical Role in Strengthening Health Insurance Coverage during the Economic Downturn
Revised 10/8/03
28K-HTML, 59K-PDF, 8pp.

Press Release: Number of Americans Without Health Insurance Rose in 2002
Leighton Ku
Revised 10/8/03
62K-HTML, 46K-PDF, 6pp.

WWW.FOODSTAMPS.GOV: State Government Websites On The Food Stamp Program
Stacy Dean
Revised 10/1/03
50K-HTML, 57K-PDF, 9pp.

More Fiscally Irresponsible Tax Cuts This Fall?
Joel Friedman
9/30/03
53K-HTML, 42K-PDF, 6pp.

Mid-Term And Long-Term Deficit Projections
9/29/03
Introduction: 13K-HTML
Press Release: 19K-HTML, 34K-PDF, 3pp.
Full Report: 153K-PDF, 19pp.
Joint Statement: 59K-HTML, 56K-PDF, 6pp.
Media Packet: 70K-PDF, 39pp.

Poverty Increases And Median Income Declines For Second Consecutive Year
Robert Greenstein, Isaac Shapiro and Kathryn Porter
Revised 9/29/03
25K-HTML, 44K-PDF, 5pp.
Fact Sheet: 25K-HTML, 44K-PDF, 1pp.

Press Release: The New, Definitive CBO Data On Income And Tax Trends
Robert Greenstein and Isaac Shapiro
9/23/03
36K-HTML, 176K-PDF, 3pp.

The New, Definitive CBO Data On Income And Tax Trends
Robert Greenstein and Isaac Shapiro
9/23/03
245K-HTML, 201K-PDF, 16pp.

Senate Committee Bill May Avert Cuts to Housing Vouchers Despite Inadequate Appropriation
Barbara Sard and Will Fischer
9/23/03
100K-HTML, 102K-PDF, 13pp.

Fact Sheet: Senate Bill May Avert Housing Voucher Cuts Despite Low Appropriation
Barbara Sard and Will Fischer
9/23/03
12K-HTML, 19K-PDF, 1pp.

Key Provisions in TANF Reauthorization Bills Passed by the Senate Finance Committee and the House
9/22/03
74K-HTML, 61K-PDF, 11pp.

Does The Administration Really Have A Plan To Cut The Deficit In Half?
Richard Kogan
Revised 9/16/03
19K-HTM, 27K-PDF, 3pp.

Sacrifice Is Relative: Cost Of War, Though High, Remains Far Less Than Cost Of Tax Cuts
Richard Kogan
9/11/03
25K-HTM, 37K-PDF, 3pp.

Fact Sheet: "Waste, Fraud, and Abuse" Spending-Cut Targets Much Larger than Advertised
John Springer
9/10/03
18K-HTML, 22K-PDF, 1pp.

The Six Million Medicare Beneficiaries Excluded from Prescription Drug Benefits Under the Senate Bill Are Disproportionately Minority
Leighton Ku and Matthew Broaddus
9/9/03
15K-HTML, 22K-PDF, 2pp.

About 1.7 Million Medicare Beneficiaries in Rural America Would Be Denied Medicare Prescription Drug Benefits Under the Senate Prescription Drug Bill
Leighton Ku and Matthew Broaddus
9/9/03
25K-HTML, 28K-PDF, 3pp.

Falling TANF Caseloads Amidst Rising Poverty Should Be A Cause Of Concern
Shawn Fremstad
Revised 9/5/03
20K-HTML, 24K-PDF, 2pp.

New Census Data Show An Increase In Poverty
Sharon Parrott
9/3/03
11K-HTML, 19K-PDF, 1pp.

$401 Billion vs $455 Billion: Good News, Bad News, Or No News?
Richard Kogan
Revised 9/3/03
24K-HTM, 27K-PDF, 3pp.

Reducing "Waste, Fraud, And Abuse": One Percent Of What?
Richard Kogan
9/2/03
216K-HTML, 82K-PDF, 14pp.

Are Policies That Assist Low-Income Workers Receiving Appropriate Priority?
Edited by Isaac Shapiro and Sharon Parrott
8/29/03
79K-HTML, 90K-PDF, 14pp.

New CBO Estimate Confirms Shortfall In Housing Voucher Funding
Barbara Sard and Will Fischer
8/29/03
17K-HTML, 25K-PDF, 2pp.

House Funding Level Would Lead To More Than 60,000 Fewer Families Receiving Housing Voucher Assistance
Barbara Sard and Will Fischer
Revised 8/29/03
120K-HTML, 89K-PDF, 18pp.

Over 60,000 Fewer Families Would Receive Housing Vouchers Under House Bill
Barbara Sard and Will Fischer
Revised 8/29/03
24K-HTML, 12K-PDF, 1pp.

Deficit Picture Even Grimmer Than New CBO Projections Suggest
Richard Kogan
8/26/03
89K-HTML, 87K-PDF, 12pp.

WWW.FOODSTAMPS.GOV: State Government Websites On The Food Stamp Program
Stacy Dean
8/25/03
50K-HTML, 57K-PDF, 9pp.

$401 Billion vs $455 Billion: Good News, Bad News, Or No News?
Richard Kogan
8/13/03
24K-HTML, 27K-PDF, 3pp.

Did States Spend Their Way Into The Current Fiscal Crisis?
John Springer
Revised 8/1/03
14K-HTML, 25K-PDF, 2pp.

Introduction To The Federal Budget Process
Martha Coven and Richard Kogan
Revised 8/1/03
35K-HTML, 41K-PDF, 7pp.

Are Child Tax Credit Checks - Or Checks To Millionaires - The Appropriate Backdrop For A Speech On The 2003 Tax Cuts?
Isaac Shapiro
7/31/03
32K-HTML, 27K-PDF, 3pp.

Senate Prescription Drug Bill Would Exclude Millions of Low-income Beneficiaries
Melanie Nathanson, Edwin Park and Robert Greenstein
7/31/03
77K-HTML, 95K-PDF, 13pp.

How Many Low-Income Medicare Beneficiaries In Each State Would Be Denied The Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Under The Senate Drug Bill?
Leighton Ku
7/31/03
31K-HTML, 41K-PDF, 6pp.

Press Release: 6.4 Million Medicare Beneficiaries Would Receive No Medicare Drug Coverage Under Senate Drug Bill
John Springer
7/31/03
21K-HTML, 29K-PDF, 3pp.

Preserving Recent Progress on Health Coverage for Children and Families: New Tensions Emerge — A 50-State Update on Eligibility, Enrollment, Renewal and Cost-Sharing Practices in Medicaid and SCHIP (PDF)
Donna Cohen Ross and Laura Cox
7/30/03
2910K-PDF, 82pp.

State Fiscal Relief Funds Do Not Address The Need For Substantial Increases In Child Care Funding
Shawn Fremstad
Revised 7/28/03
24K-HTML, 29K-PDF, 4pp.

State-By-State Distribution Of A $5.5 Billion Increase In Child Care
Sharon Parrott
7/25/03
81K-HTML, 26K-PDF, 2pp.

House TANF Reauthorization Bill and Congressional Budget Resolution Do Not Increase Child Care Funding by $3.3 Billion
Sharon Parrott
7/25/03
12K-HTML, 22K-PDF, 1pp.

Estimating The Shortfall In Requested Voucher Funding For Fiscal Year 2004
Barbara Sard and Will Fischer
Revised 7/25/03
86K-HTML, 52K-PDF, 8pp.

Funding Level Approved By House Subcommittee Would Reduce, But Not Eliminate, Shortfall In Housing Voucher Funding
Barbara Sard and Will Fischer
Revised 7/24/03
212K-HTML, 69K-PDF, 10pp.

OMB Figures Show Revenues - Due To Tax Cuts - At Exceptionally Low Levels, While Spending Levels Are Not Especially High
Isaac Shapiro and Richard Kogan
7/23/03
86-HTML, 25K-PDF, 2pp.

What Is The Magnitude Of EITC Overpayments?
Robert Greenstein
Revised 7/23/03
33K-HTML, 38K-PDF, 6pp.

The New Senate Republican Offer On The Child Tax Credit
Robert Greenstein
7/23/03
60K-HTML, 34K-PDF, 5pp.

Issues To Consider In Assessing IRS' Proposals Regarding EITC Pre-Certification
Robert Greenstein
7/23/03
50-HTML, 51K-PDF, 9pp.

Fact Sheet: Annual Deficits To Exceed $300 Billion Through The Coming Decade
John Springer
7/22/03
35K-HTML, 30K-PDF, 2pp.

The Ways And Means Committee Pension Tax-Cut Legislation: Unsound Policy That Digs The Nation's Fiscal Hole Deeper
Peter Orszag and Robert Greenstein
Revised 7/22/03
54K-HTML, 71K-PDF, 9pp.

New Treasury Tax Cut Examples Mislead More Than They Inform
Robert Greenstein
7/21/03
39K-HTML, 40K-PDF, 4pp.

New HUD Data Show Families Will Likely Lose Housing Vouchers If Congress Approves President's Budget Request
Barbara Sard and Will Fischer
Revised 7/21/03
243K-HTML, 48K-PDF, 8pp.

Sanitizing The Grim News: The Administration's Efforts to Make Harmful Deficits Appear Benign
Richard Kogan and Robert Greenstein
7/18/03
60K-HTML, 73K-PDF, 6pp.

CBPP Comments on the EITC Pre-Certification Procedure as Submitted to the IRS (PDF)
Robert Greenstein
7/16/03
114K-PDF, 21pp.

HUD Response To Center Report Fails To Refute Finding That Administration's Budget Request Would Result In Large Reduction In Number Of Low-Income Families With Housing Vouchers
Barbara Sard and Will Fischer
7/16/03
16K-HTML, 24K-PDF, 2pp.

The Causes and Significance of the New Deficit Figures
Richard Kogan
Revised 7/15/03
23K-HTML, 53K-PDF, 3pp.

Statement of Robert Greenstein, Executive Director, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, on the New Administration Budget Projections
7/15/03
17K-HTML, 24K-PDF, 2pp.

New Analysis Shows "Overcertification" For Free Or Reduced-Price School Meals Has Been Overstated
Zoë Neuberger and Robert Greenstein
7/15/03
27K-HTML, 38K-PDF, 4pp.

New Child Care Resources Are Needed To Prevent the Loss Of Child Care Assistance For Hundreds Of Thousands Of Children In Working Families
Sharon Parrott and Jennifer Mezey
7/15/03
66K-HTML, 51K-PDF, 6pp.

New HUD Data Show Families Will Likely Lose Housing Vouchers If Congress Approves President's Budget Request
Barbara Sard and Will Fischer
7/11/03
175K-HTML, 46K-PDF, 8pp.

Press Release: Housing Assistance To Be Eliminated For 184,000 Households Under Administration's Budget Request
John Springer
7/11/03
16K-HTML, 25K-PDF, 2pp.

New Health Savings Security Accounts Could Reduce State Revenues By Up To $30 Billion Over The Next Ten Years
Iris J. Lav and Andrew Lee
7/8/03
25K-HTML, 62K-PDF, 11pp.

Health Savings Security Accounts: A Costly Tax Cut That Could Weaken Employer-Based Health Insurance
Edwin Park, Joel Friedman and Andrew Lee
Revised 7/8/03
115K-HTML, 97K-PDF, 22pp.

What's In A Name? House Bill Would Change Name But Not The Substance Of A Proposed Expansion Of Medical Savings Accounts
Edwin Park and Iris J. Lav
Revised 7/8/03
64K-HTML, 62K-PDF, 12pp.

War, Tax Cuts, And The Deficit
Richard Kogan
Revised 7/8/03
60K-HTML, 44K-PDF, 5pp.

$300 Billion Deficits, As Far As The Eye Can See
Richard Kogan
Revised 7/8/03
120K-HTML, 74K-PDF, 12pp.

Food Stamp Overpayment Error Rate Hits Record Low
Dottie Rosenbaum
Revised 7/8/03
32K-HTML and 47K-PDF, 7pp.

Press Release: "Health Savings Security Accounts" Proposal In House Could Weaken Employer-Based Health Coverage
John Springer
6/26/03
18K-HTML, 27K-PDF, 2pp.

The New Senate Child Credit Legislation - What It Does And Does Not Do
Robert Greenstein
Revised 6/25/03
40K-HTML, 29K-PDF, 3pp.

House Child Credit Legislation Not Fiscally Responsible; Bill More Likely to Harm Children than to Assist Them
Robert Greenstein
Revised 6/23/03
41K-HTML, 27K-PDF, 3pp.

Expanding Sales Taxation Of Services: Options And Issues
Michael Mazerov
Revised 6/19/03
Full Report: 314K-PDF, 63pp.
Summary: 228K-HTML, 93K-PDF, 20pp.

Permanent Repeal Of The Estate Tax Would Be Costly, Yet Would Benefit Only A Few, Very Large Estates
Joel Friedman and Andrew Lee
6/17/03
Summary: 13K-HTML
Full Report: 96K-PDF, 19pp.

Fact Sheet: Estate Tax Should Be Reformed, Not Repealed
John Springer
6/17/03
14K-HTML, 28K-PDF, 2pp.

Fact Sheet: Estate Tax Affects Very Few Family Businesses
John Springer
6/17/03
8K-HTML, 19K-PDF, 2pp.

Fact Sheet: Repealing the Estate Tax Would Reduce Charitable Giving
John Springer
6/17/03
8K-HTML, 19K-PDF, 1pp.

Using Income Taxes To Address State Budget Shortfalls
Elizabeth C. McNichol
Revised 6/13/03
310K-HTML, 56K-PDF, 11p.

Low-Wage Earners: Options for Improving Their Retirement Income
Kilolo Kijakazi
6/13/03
162K-PDF, 41p.

The New Procedures For The Earned Income Tax Credit
Robert Greenstein
Revised 6/12/03
97K-PDF, 19pp.

House Child Credit Bill Gives Bigger Tax Break to Members of Congress than to Low-Income Working Families
Robert Greenstein
6/12/03
9K-HTML, 17K-PDF, 1pp.

Answers To Questions Raised During Assistant HUD Secretary Liu's Housing Voucher Block Grant Testimony
Barbara Sard and Will Fischer
6/10/03
51K-HTML, 22K-PDF, 5pp.

NGA Medicaid Task Force's Draft Proposal Shifts Fiscal Risks To States And Jeopardizes Health Coverage For Millions
Edwin Park, Cindy Mann, Joan Alker, and Melanie Nathanson
6/5/03
41K-HTML, 54K-PDF, 7pp.

Who Benefits If The Level At Which The Child Tax Credit Begins Phasing Out Is Raised To $150,000?
Robert Greenstein
6/5/03
20K-HTML, 21K-PDF, 2pp.

Federal Tax Changes Likely To Cost States Billions Of Dollars In Coming Years
Nicholas Johnson
Revised 6/5/03
90K-HTML, 38K-PDF, 7pp.

Press Release: States Cutting Welfare Reform Programs; Upcoming Federal Welfare Law Could Force Additional Cuts
John Springer
6/4/03
15K-HTML, 25K-PDF, 2pp.

Bush Tax Cuts To Send Revenues, As A Share Of GDP, To Lowest Level Since 1959
Isaac Shapiro
6/4/03
16K-HTML, 28K-PDF, 3pp.

State Fiscal Relief Provides An Opportunity To Safeguard Medicaid Budgets
Leighton Ku
6/4/03
223K-HTML, 41K-PDF, 6pp.

States Are Cutting TANF And Child Care Programs
Sharon Parrott and Nina Wu
6/3/03
14K-HTML, 151K-PDF, 28pp.

Fact Sheet: Less Money, Greater Risks For States Under Medicaid Block-Grant Proposal
6/3/03
19K-HTML, 24K-PDF, 2pp.

Tax Cut Law Leaves Out 8 Million Filers Who Pay Income Taxes
Robert Greenstein
Revised 6/1/03
40K-HTML, 42K-PDF, 3pp.

New Tax Cut Law Uses Gimmicks To Mask Costs; Ultimate Price Tag Likely To Be $800 Billion To $1 Trillion
Robert Greenstein, Richard Kogan, and Joel Friedman
Revised 6/1/03
51K-HTML, 48K-PDF, 9pp.

Was There Enough Room In The Tax Bill For The Low-Income Child Tax Credit Provision?
Isaac Shapiro and Robert Greenstein
Revised 5/30/03
14K-HTML, 22K-PDF, 3pp.

How The New Tax Law Alters The Child Tax Credit And How Low-Income Families Are Affected
Andrew Lee and Robert Greenstein
Revised 5/29/03
28K-HTML, 27K-PDF, 4pp.

Administration Continues To Rely On Misleading Use Of "Averages" To Describe Tax-Cut Benefits
Andrew Lee and Joel Friedman
5/28/03
12K-HTML, 22K-PDF, 2pp.

Brookings Economists Find Magnitude Of Gimmicks In New Tax Law Represents Sharp Departure From The Past
5/28/03
10K-HTML, 18K-PDF, 1pp.

Fact Sheet: True Cost Of New Tax Legislation May Reach $1 Trillion
5/28/03
26K-HTML, 25K-PDF, 2pp.

How Significant are the Administration's Proposed Increases in Foreign Development Aid?
Nancy Birdsall, Isaac Shapiro and Brian Deese
5/27/03
353K-PDF, 11pp.

Closing Three Common Corporate Income Tax Loopholes Could Raise Additional Revenue for Many States
Michael Mazerov
Revised 5/23/03
45K-HTML, 134K-PDF, 23pp.

1.1 Million "Exhaustees" Left Out Of Extension Of Temporary Federal Unemployment Benefits
Isaac Shapiro and Jessica Goldberg
Revised 5/23/03
135K-HTML, 32K-PDF, 4pp.

Fact Sheet: Block Grant Would Undermine Housing Voucher Program
5/15/03
14K-HTML, 23K-PDF, 2pp.

Tax Policy Center And CBPP Analyses Show That House Tax Plan Would Be More Tilted Toward The Very Wealthy - And More Expensive - Than Bush Plan
Robert Greenstein, Richard Kogan, and Andrew Lee
Revised 5/21/03
43K-HTML, 35K-PDF, 5pp.

State Tax Increases are Necessary to Preserve Basic Services: Background on Options Available to States
5/21/03
17K-HTML, 22K-PDF, 2pp.

Yes, Federal Unemployment Benefits Should Be Temporary But No, The Program Shouldn't Be Ended Yet
Isaac Shapiro and Jessica Goldberg
5/21/03
39K-HTML, 45K-PDF, 8pp.

State "Reed Act" Funds Are No Substitute For The Temporary Federal Unemployment Benefits Program
Jessica Goldberg and Isaac Shapiro
5/20/03
20K-HTML, 25K-PDF, 3pp.

Proposed Federal Tax Changes Likely To Cost States Billions Of Dollars In Coming Years
Nicholas Johnson
5/20/03
108K-HTML, 42K-PDF, 8pp.

Many States Could Avoid An Unnecessary Revenue Loss During The Current Fiscal Crisis By Disallowing Business Operating Loss Carrybacks
Michael Mazerov
5/20/03
45K-HTML, 46K-PDF, 8pp.

New IRS "Pre-Certification" Requirements Could Prevent Many Eligible Families from Receiving the Earned Income Tax Credit
5/20/03
22K-PDF, 2pp.

What Is The Magnitude Of EITC Overpayments?
Robert Greenstein
5/20/03
38K-PDF, 6pp.

Recommendations To The IRS On Its EITC Pre-Certification Initiative
5/20/03
20K-PDF, 2pp.

Press Release: Senate Appears Poised To Approve Tax Cut With Actual Cost Of $660 Billion
5/15/03
15K-HTML, 31K-PDF, 2pp.

Nickles Dividend Amendment Relies On Budget Gimmicks, Would Balloon Ultimate Cost Of Senate Package To About $660 Billion
Joel Friedman and Robert Greenstein
Revised 5/15/03
28K-HTML, 32K-PDF, 4pp.

Housing Voucher Block Grant Bills Would Jeopardize An Effective Program And Likely Lead To Cuts In Assistance For Low-Income Families
Barbara Sard and Will Fischer
5/14/03
85K-HTML, 83K-PDF,17pp.

New Joint Committee On Taxation Study Finds Negative Long-Term Economic Effects From House Tax Bill
Peter Orszag
Revised 5/14/03
18K-HTML, 25K-PDF, 3pp.

Press Release: Fiscal Crisis Shows Need To Improve State Reserve Fund Policies
5/14/03
14K-HTML, 27K-PDF, 1pp.

Heavy Weather: Are State Rainy Day Funds Working?
Bob Zahradnik and Rose Ribeiro
Revised 5/13/03
17K-HTML, 96K-PDF, 23pp.

New CBO Data Show Deficit Will Be Higher Than Earlier Forecast As Revenues Fall To Their Lowest Level In Decades, As A Share Of GDP
Isaac Shapiro
5/12/03
81K-HTML, 30K-PDF, 3pp.

Press Release: Federal Revenues Below Expectations, Casting Doubt on Affordability of New Tax Cuts; Revenues at Lowest Point in Decades as Share of GDP
John Springer
5/12/03
17K-HTML, 22K-PDF, 2pp.

GAO Report Shows Social Security Is Favorable To People Of Color But Some Changes In It Could Harm Minority Communities
Kilolo Kijakazi
5/12/03
29K-HTML, 46K-PDF, 4pp.

Did States Spend Their Way Into The Current Fiscal Crisis?
John Springer
5/9/03
14K-HTML, 25K-PDF, 2pp.

Despite Some Improvements Over Other Bills, Senate Finance Committee Tax-Cut Measure Remains Deeply Flawed
Joel Friedman and Robert Greenstein
5/9/03
69K-HTML, 65K-PDF, 10pp.

Severe State Fiscal Crisis May Be Worsening
Nicholas Johnson and Rose Ribeiro
5/9/03
17K-HTML, 24K-PDF, 2pp.

States Could Lose $8 Billion To $11 Billion Over Ten Years As A Result Of Senate Finance Committee Proposal
Iris J. Lav and Nicholas Johnson
5/9/03
53K-HTML, 25K-PDF, 2pp.

Millionaires and the Ways and Means Tax Plan
Isaac Shapiro
5/7/03
32K-HTML, 26K-PDF, 3pp.

Charging The Poor More For Health Care: Cost-Sharing In Medicaid
Leighton Ku
5/7/03
22K-HTML, 105K-PDF, 21pp.

States Could Lose Up To $8 Billion During Current Fiscal Crisis As A Result Of Senate Finance Committee Proposal
Iris Lav
Revised 5/6/03
16K-HTML, 26K-PDF, 3pp.

Nearly Four Million Of The Long-Term Unemployed Will Be Directly Affected By Upcoming Legislative Decisions
Isaac Shapiro and Jessica Goldberg
Revised 5/6/03
111K-HTML, 38K-PDF, 6pp.

Federal Revenues Appear To Be Drying Up More Than Expected; By Key Measure, Revenues May Hit Lowest Level in About Four Decades, Even Before New Tax Cuts
Isaac Shapiro
5/5/03
72K-HTML, 30K-PDF, 4pp.

Fact Sheet: Gimmicks Will Make Tax Package Even Poorer Stimulus But No Less Costly
John Springer
5/5/03
14K-HTML, 22K-PDF, 2pp.

Fact Sheet: Pension Proposal Will Boost Deficit, Probably Won't Boost Retirement Saving
John Springer
5/5/03
19K-HTML, 24K-PDF, 2pp.

Labor Market Conditions Worse Than When Temporary Federal Unemployment Benefits Program Created, Extended
Isaac Shapiro and Jessica Goldberg
5/2/03
13K-HTML, 26K-PDF, 3pp.

President's Budget Requests Insufficient Funding For Housing Vouchers In 2004
Barbara Sard and Will Fischer
Revised 5/1/03
96K-PDF, 20pp.

Fact Sheet: President's Budget Cuts Housing Vouchers For Low-Income Families
Revised 5/1/03
12K-HTML, 25K-PDF, 2pp.

Proposed Expansion Of Medical Savings Accounts Could Drive Up Insurance Costs And Increase The Number Of Uninsured
Edwin Park and Iris J. Lav
4/30/03
55K-HTML, 61K-PDF, 12pp.

Missing The Point: The Administration Offers Only Gimmicks To Trim Tax Cuts
Joel Friedman
4/29/03
44K-HTML, 44K-PDF, 7pp.

President Bush's Definition Of A "Fair" Tax Cut Could Be Accomplished At One-Fourth The Cost Of His Overall Plan And At Less Than Half The Cost Of The Smaller Senate Package
Isaac Shapiro and Andrew Lee
4/29/03
15K-HTML, 22K-PDF, 2pp.

The State Fiscal Crisis: Extent, Causes, And Responses
Liz McNichol
4/24/03
62K-HTML, 94K-PDF, 17pp.

Administration's Proposed Tax Credit For The Purchase Of Health Insurance Could Weaken Employer-Based Health Insurance
Edwin Park
Revised 4/22/03
22K-HTML, 198K-PDF, 17pp.

Administration's Medicaid Proposal Would Shift Fiscal Risks To States
Cindy Mann, Melanie Nathanson, and Edwin Park
Revised 4/22/03
Summary: 21K-HTML
Full Report: 78K-PDF, 17pp.

Noncitizens' Use Of Public Benefits Has Declined Since 1996
Leighton Ku, Shawn Fremstad, and Matthew Broaddus
Revised 4/21/03
55K-HTML, 68K-PDF, 14pp.

Examining The New Portman-Cardin Legislation: Are Further Pension Tax Subsidies for High-Income Households Affordable or Sound as Pension Policy?
Peter Orszag
4/21/03
59K-HTML, 77K-PDF, 11pp.

Flexibility Provided To States Under Housing Voucher Block Grant Would Be Accompanied By Major Constraints
Will Fischer and Barbara Sard
4/17/03
30K-HTML, 33K-PDF, 6pp.

Administration's Economic Growth Claims Disputed By Broad Range Of Economists
4/17/03
43K-HTML, 30K-PDF, 6pp.

The Administration's Tax Cut Blitz: Assessing The Message
Robert Greenstein and Isaac Shapiro
4/17/03
40K-HTML, 26K-PDF, 5pp.

Overview Of Final Budget Resolution Agreement: Large Tax Cuts In Budget Resolution Would Worsen Long-Term Fiscal Outlook
Joel Friedman
Revised 4/17/03
45K-HTML, 154K-PDF, 6pp.

How Will Tax Cuts Be Handled Under The 2004 Budget Resolution?
Richard Kogan, Robert Greenstein, and Joel Friedman
4/15/03
18K-HTML, 22K-PDF, 3pp.

State Income Tax Burdens on Low-Income Families in 2002
Nicholas Johnson, Bob Zahradnik, and Joseph Llobrera
4/11/03
Summary: 13K-HTML
Full Report: 145K-PDF, 18pp. State Fact Sheets: 14 States

Overall Federal Tax Burden On Most Families At Lowest Levels Since At Least 1979
Joel Friedman, Andrew Lee, and Isaac Shapiro
4/10/03
40K-HTML, 28K-PDF, 5pp.

Tax Foundation Figures Do Not Represent Middle-Income Tax Burdens
Joel Friedman, Andrew Lee, and Isaac Shapiro
4/9/03
22K-HTML, 17K-PDF, 3pp.

The State Fiscal Crisis Was Not Caused By Overspending
Elizabeth McNichol
4/9/03
29K-HTML, 32K-PDF, 5pp.

Report Finds Most Administration "Growth" Proposals Would Be Ineffective Economic Stimulus
Andrew Lee and Joel Friedman
4/8/03
34K-HTML, 32K-PDF, 4pp.

Latest Unemployment Insurance Data And March Employment Report Both Indicate A Worsening Labor Market
Jessica Goldberg and Isaac Shapiro
4/7/03
71K-HTML, 27K-PDF, 4pp.

Comparing The House And Senate Budgets
Robert Greenstein and Richard Kogan
Revised 4/7/03
47K-HTML, 24K-PDF, 4pp.

Will The Senate's "Pay-As-You-Go Rule" Make Budget Plans Less Costly?
Richard Kogan
Revised 4/7/03
34K-HTML, 24K-PDF, 3pp.

What Does The Spratt Motion To Instruct Budget Conferees Mean?
Richard Kogan
4/3/03
18K-HTML, 25K-PDF, 3pp.

Block Granting The Housing Voucher Program Would Reduce Its Capacity To Help Low-Income Families And Undermine Housing Choice
Barbara Sard and Will Fischer
Revised 4/1/03
26K-HTML, 118K-PDF, 5pp.

Funding Adjustments Under A Housing Voucher Block Grant Would Be Unlikely To Keep Pace With Program Needs
Barbara Sard and Will Fischer
Revised 4/1/03
32K-HTML, 189K-PDF, 12pp.

Funding Level In House Budget Would Likely Lead To Cuts To Housing Assistance For Low-Income Families Considerably More Severe Than Those Proposed In The President's Budget
Barbara Sard and Will Fischer
3/31/03
17K-HTML, 25K-PDF, 3pp.

House Budget Gives Government Reform Committee Unprecedented Power to Cut Programs in Other Committees' Jurisdictions
Richard Kogan and Robert Greenstein
3/31/03
14K-HTML, 22K-PDF, 2pp.

Many Governors Are Proposing Tax Increases And Other Revenue Measures: Increases Are Necessary to Protect Basic Services
Nicholas Johnson
Revised 3/31/03
31K-HTML, 60K-PDF, 6pp.

Steep Domestic Discretionary Spending Cuts In House Budget Far Exceed Substantial Cuts In Senate And President's Budget
Richard Kogan and Isaac Shapiro
3/28/03
28K-HTML, 22K-PDF, 3pp.

The Human Costs Of Cuts In Major Low-Income Programs Contained in the House Budget Resolution
Sharon Parrott and John Springer
Revised 3/28/03
66K-HTML, 47K-PDF, 10pp.

Fact Sheet: Entitlement Cuts in House Budget Plan Could Have Serious Human Costs
John Springer
Revised 3/28/03
11K-HTML, 21K-PDF, 1pp.

House Budget Plan Calls For Deep Cuts In Key Low-Income Entitlement Programs: State-By-State Table Shows How Benefits And Services In Each State Would Be Affected
Sharon Parrott
Revised 3/28/03
12K-HTML, 41K-PDF, 3pp.

Immigrants' Use Of Public Benefits Has Declined Substantially Since 1996: CIS Report Exploits Loose Definitions to Paint Misleading Picture
3/26/03
16K-HTML 25K-PDF, 2pp.

House Budget Plan Calls For Cuts In Key Domestic Entitlement Programs: Cuts Average Four Percent Over Ten Years, Grow Deeper Each Year
Richard Kogan
Revised 3/26/03
55K-HTML, 25K-PDF, 3pp.

Nickles Amendments To Budget Resolution Would Undo Tax-Cut Reductions Passed To Pay For War And Ease Effects On Deficits
Robert Greenstein, Joel Friedman, and Isaac Shapiro
3/25/03
14K-HTML 23K-PDF, 2pp.

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
3/25/03
16K-HTML 23K-PDF, 2pp.

Individual Exemptions Available by State
Revised 3/3/03
32K-HTML, 37K-PDF, 2pp.

Research Findings Show 18- to 49-year-old Food Stamp Recipients Are Disadvantaged and Can Face Major Difficulties in the Job Market
Stacy Dean and Joseph Llobrera
Revised 3/24/03
39K-HTML, 11pp.

House Budget Contains Large Cuts In Medicaid And Other Domestic Programs
Revised 3/24/03
23K-HTML, 23K-PDF, 3pp.

Fact Sheet: Broad Cuts in Entitlement Programs Under House Budget Plan
John Springer
Revised 3/21/03
45K-HTML, 17K-PDF, 1pp.

Deep Program Cuts In House Budget Proposal Would Be Exceeded By Size Of Tax Cuts For The Top 1%
Isaac Shapiro
Revised 3/21/03
11K-HTML, 15K-PDF, 2pp.

Fact Sheet: House and Senate Budget Plans Would Add Trillions in Debt
John Springer
Revised 3/21/03
28K-HTM, 23K-PDF, 1pp.

An Illustration of How Much Each State Might Lose in Federal Medicaid and SCHIP Matching Funds Under the House Budget Resolution
Leighton Ku
3/20/03
55K-HTML, 15K-PDF, 1pp.

The Extent To Which The House And Senate Budget Committees' Plans Would Increase Deficits And Debt
Richard Kogan
Revised 3/21/03
83K-HTML, 34K-PDF, 4pp.

Proposed State Medicaid Cuts Would Jeopardize Health Insurance Coverage For 1.7 Million People: An Update
Melanie Nathanson and Leighton Ku
Revised 3/21/03
81K-HTM, 100K-PDF, 17pp.

States are Making Deep Budget Cuts in Response to the Fiscal Crisis
Nicholas Johnson, Iris J. Lav, and Rose Ribeiro
Revised 3/20/03
30K-HTM, 32K-PDF, 5pp.

Fact Sheet: Cost of Administration Tax Cuts Exceeds the Combined Long-term Deficits Faced by Social Security and Medicare
John Springer
Revised 3/20/03
26K-HTML, 25K-PDF, 2pp.

Brief Overview of The Administration's Tax-Cut Agenda
Joel Friedman, Richard Kogan, and John Springer
Revised 3/20/03
24K-HTML, 69K-PDF, 2pp.

The Senate Budget Committee's Tax Cut Is Only 7 1/2 Percent Smaller Than The Administration's
Richard Kogan
3/19/03
26K-HTM, 22K-PDF, 2pp.

Administration's Tax Cuts Worsen Prospects For Bridging 75-Year Gaps In Social Security And Medicare: Statement by CBPP Executive Director Robert Greenstein
Robert Greenstein
Revised 3/19/03
21K-HTML, 27K-PDF, 2pp.

The Administration's Tax Cuts And The Long-term Budget Outlook
Peter Orszag, Richard Kogan and Robert Greenstein
Revised 3/19/03
32K-HTML, 33K-PDF, 6pp.

Immigrants, Persons With Limited Proficiency in English, And The TANF Program: What Do We Know?
Shawn Fremstad
3/18/03
9K-HTM, 89K-PDF, 26pp.

What The Trustees' Report Indicates About The Financial Status of Social Security,
Kilolo Kijakazi and Robert Greenstein
3/17/03
33K-HTML, 27K-PDF, 4pp.

How States Are Retaining A State Estate Tax: Legislative Language Used
Liz McNichol
3/17/03
27K-HTML, 31K-PDF, 5pp.

Administration Uses Misleading Arguments To Justify Proposed Housing Voucher Block Grant
Barbara Sard
3/17/03
20K-HTML, 27K-PDF, 4pp.

Administration Tax Cuts Are Unlikely to Increase Economic Growth Substantially And Will Not Pay for Themselves
John Springer
Revised 3/13/03
27K-HTML, 26K-PDF, 2pp.

Blue-Ribbon Business Group Issues Stern Warning on Deficits And Advises Against Further Tax Cuts
3/12/03
22K-HTML, 29K-PDF, 4pp.

New CBO Report Puts Deficit Under Administration Policies At $1.8 Trillion Over Ten Years
Robert Greenstein
Revised 3/10/03
17K-HTML, 75K-PDF, 2pp.

Fact Sheet: Administration Tax Cut Proposals Would Cost $2.7 Trillion Through 2013
John Springer
Revised 3/10/03
19K-HTML, 75K-PDF, 1pp.

Removing Only The "Dividend" Proposal Would Reduce Ultimate Cost Of President's Tax Agenda By One-Sixth Or Less
Richard Kogan and Robert Greenstein
3/7/03
24K-HTML, 67K-PDF, 4pp.

Administration's Tax Cutting Agenda Would Cost $2.7 Trillion Through 2013
Joel Friedman, Richard Kogan and Denis Kadochnikov
Revised 3/7/03
23K-HTML, 48K-PDF, 6pp.

Introduction To The Federal Budget Process
Martha Coven and Richard Kogan
3/7/03
30K-HTML, 150K-PDF, 6pp.

Looking Back and Looking Forward: An Assessment Of The Temporary Federal Unemployment Benefits Program And The Needs Of The Long-Term Unemployed
Jessica Goldberg and Isaac Shapiro
Revised 3/7/03
12K-HTML, 61K-PDF, 13pp.

Accelerating Top Rate Reductions Is Ineffective Stimulus And Reduces Flexibility to Address Future Budget Challenges
Joel Friedman
Revised 3/6/03
25K-HTML, 48K-PDF, 4pp.

Proposed "Savings Incentives" Would Cause Revenue Hemorrhage in Future Decades
Robert Greenstein and Joel Friedman
Revised 3/6/03
53K-HTML, 110K-PDF, 11pp.

Fact Sheet: Accelerating Rate Cuts a Poor Stimulus and Reduces Congressional Flexibility
John Springer
3/6/03
17K-HTML, 25K-PDF, 2pp.

Administration Proposes Long-Term Care Insurance Deduction and Other Health Tax Cuts That Are Likely To Be Ineffective and Primarily Benefit Higher Income Individuals
Edwin Park
Revised 3/5/03
30K-HTML, 87K-PDF, 6pp.

Testimony Of Robert Greenstein Before the Senate Agriculture Committee
Robert Greenstein
3/4/03
56K-HTML, 72K-PDF, 12pp.

Will The Tax Cuts Ultimately Pay For Themselves?
Richard Kogan
3/3/03
70K-HTML, 191K-PDF, 8pp.

Will The Administration's Tax Cuts Generate Substantial Economic Growth?
Richard Kogan
3/3/03
45K-HTML, 168K-PDF, 9pp.

Shift In Costs From Medicare To Medicaid Is A Principal Reason For Rising State Medicaid Expenditures
Leighton Ku
3/3/03
25K-HTML, 121K-PDF, 3pp.

A HAND UP: How State Earned Income Tax Credits Help Working Families Escape Poverty in 2003
Nicholas Johnson, Joseph Llobrera, and Bob Zahradnik
3/3/03
75K-HTML, 184K-PDF, 7pp.

Fact Sheet: President's Claim Of Nine Percent Increase In Aid To States Is Highly Misleading
Richard Kogan and Iris J. Lav
3/1/03
12K-HTML, 65K-PDF, 1pp.

President's Claim Of Nine Percent Increase In Aid To States Is Highly Misleading
Richard Kogan and Iris J. Lav
3/1/03
47K-HTML, 48K-PDF, 4pp.

The Medicaid-Medicare Link: State Medicaid Programs Are Shouldering A Greater Share Of The Costs Of Care For Seniors And People With Disabilities
Leighton Ku
2/25/03
16K-HTML, 210K-PDF, 14pp.

Response To The Tax Foundation On "Average" Tax Cuts Under The Administration's "Growth Package"
Andrew Lee and Joel Friedman
2/24/03
16K-HTML, 43K-PDF, 2pp.

The State Fiscal Crisis is Impeding Economic Growth: Federal Aid to States Would be Most Effective Stimulus
Iris J. Lav
2/18/03
26K-HTML, 43K-PDF, 4pp.

Tax Cuts a Major Factor in Return of Deficits
John Springer
2/13/03
9K-HTML, 25K-PDF, 1pp.

Are Tax Cuts A Minor Or Major Factor In The Return Of Deficits? What the CBO Data Show
Richard Kogan
2/12/03
15K-HTML, 150K-PDF, 10pp.

$16,000 Per Family? Administration's Claim That Its Budget Increases Welfare-To-Work Funding Is Incorrect
Zoë Neuberger, Shawn Fremstad, and Sharon Parrott
2/12/03
60K-HTML, 91K-PDF, 5pp.

The Bush Administration's Medicaid Proposal Would Shift Risks And Costs To States
Melanie Nathanson and Iris J. Lav
2/12/03
18K-HTML, 54K-PDF, 3pp.

Issues Raised by President's Proposed Personal Reemployment Accounts
Jessica Goldberg and Wendell Primus
Revised 2/12/03
29K-HTML, 56K-PDF, 6pp.

States Can Avert the Loss of Revenue from Federal Estate Tax Repeal
John Springer
2/11/03
14K-HTML, 48K-PDF, 2pp.

Administration Savings Plan Would Lead to Very Large Revenue Losses
John Springer
2/11/03
14K-HTML, 48K-PDF, 2pp.

Recycling an Unwise Proposal: State Concerns and New State Fiscal Realities Ignored in House Republican Welfare Bill
Sharon Parrott, Heidi Goldberg, and Shawn Fremstad
Revised 2/10/03
21K-HTML, 125K-PDF, 13pp.

Is the State Fiscal Crisis Real?
Nicholas Johnson
Revised 2/6/03
19K-HTML, 81K-PDF, 4pp.

States' Vehicle Asset Policies in the Food Stamp Program
Stacy Dean and Ray Horng
Revised 2/6/03
40K-HTM, 44K-PDF, 8pp.

Bush Administration Projects That The Number Of Children Receiving Child Care Subsidies Will Fall By 200,000 During The Next Five Years
Sharon Parrott and Jennifer Mezey
2/5/03
18K-HTML, 44K-PDF, 2pp.

President's Tax Proposals Would Reduce State Revenues by $64 Billion over 10 Years
Iris J. Lav
Revised 2/4/03
10K-HTML, 18K-PDF, 2pp.

Why States Should Act Now to Preserve Their Estate and Inheritance Taxes
Elizabeth McNichol and Joseph Llobrera
Revised 2/4/03
16K-HTML, 62K-PDF, 10pp.

States Can Retain Their Estate Taxes Even as the Federal Estate Tax Is Phased Out
Elizabeth C. McNichol, Iris J. Lav and Joseph Llobrera
Revised 2/4/03
Summary: 9K-HTML
Full Report: 116K-PDF, 26pp.

Statement by Robert Greenstein on Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Thompson's Announcement Regarding Medicaid Reform
Robert Greenstein
1/31/03
11K-HTML, 33K-PDF, 1pp.

CBO Projections Understate Potential Deficits Because They Leave Out Large Costs That Are Very Likely to Occur
Richard Kogan
Revised 1/31/03
22K-HTML, 31K-PDF, 4pp.

FACT SHEET: Senate's Approach to Funding Housing Voucher Program Superior to House's
Barbara Sard and Will Fischer
1/31/03
9K-HTML, 17K-PDF, 1pp.

Bush "Growth Plan" Would Worsen State Budget Crises
Iris J. Lav
Revised 1/30/03
43K-HTML, 54K-PDF, 9pp.

Children Discharged From Foster Care: Strategies to Prevent the Loss of Health Coverage at a Critical Transition
Pat Redmond
1/30/03
755K-PDF, 37pp. Copies of this report are available by calling the Kaiser Family Foundation publications request line at 800-656-4533.
Request publication #4095.

Impact of Administration "Growth" Package on the Elderly
Joel Friedman
Revised 1/28/03
11K-HTML, 21K-PDF, 2pp.

President's Own Example Shows Bulk of Tax Package Irrelevant to Middle-Income Americans
Andrew Lee and Isaac Shapiro
Revised 1/28/03
11K-HTML, 19K-PDF, 2pp.

A "Reality Check" On Recent Arguments In Favor Of The Administration's New "Economic Growth" Plan
Andrew Lee, Robert Greenstein, and Isaac Shapiro
Revised 1/28/03
15K-HTML, 34K-PDF, 4pp.

Left Behind in Good Times and Bad: The Administration's 2003 Budget Proposes Reductions in Programs for Low- and Moderate-Income Families Amidst an Economic Slump
Richard Kogan
Revised 1/28/03
136K-HTML, 69K-PDF, 12pp.

Senate Housing Voucher Plan Would Protect Low-Income Families And Result in Sounder Program Budgeting
Barbara Sard and Will Fisher
1/24/03
11K-HTML, 72K-PDF, 11pp.

State Budget Deficits for Fiscal Year 2004 are Huge and Growing
Iris J. Lav and Nicholas Johnson
Revised 1/23/03
102K-HTML, 31K-PDF, 4pp.

Cutting $10 Billion in Appropriations for Poverty and Other Programs While Promoting a $670 Billion Tax Cut: Does this Represent Fiscal Discipline and Balanced Policy?
Robert Greenstein and Richard Kogan
Revised 1/22/03
23K-HTML, 45K-PDF, 4pp.

President's Radio Address and Other Administration Statements Exaggerate Tax Plan's Impact on Small Businesses
Andrew Lee
Revised 1/21/03
70K-HTML, 43K-PDF, 5pp. With one-page Fact Sheet 10K-HTML, 33K-PDF

Implementing New Changes to the Food Stamp Program: A Provision By Provision Analysis of the Farm Bill
Stacy Dean and Dorothy Rosenbaum
Revised 1/21/03
17K-HTML, and 517K-PDF, 89pp.

Who Belongs to The "Investor Class"?
Robert Greenstein and Joel Friedman
Revised 1/17/03
38K-HTML, 39K-PDF, 2pp.

Dividend Proposal Would Reduce Ultimate Cost Of PresidentTax Cut: Ineffective Stimulus Now, Bigger Deficits Later
John Springer
Revised 1/17/03
17K-HTML, 32K-PDF, 1pp.

Exempting Corporate Dividends from Individual Income Taxes
Joel Friedman and Robert Greenstein
Revised 1/17/03
120K-PDF, 19pp.

States Would Lose Under Administration "Growth Plan"
John Springer
1/16/03
10K-HTML, 17K-PDF, 1pp.

Statement By Robert Greenstein, Executive Director, On President Bush's Announcement Regarding TANF Reauthorization
Robert Greenstein
Revised 1/16/03
9K-HTML, 17K-PDF, 1pp.

Administration's Use of "Average" Tax Cut Figures Creates Misleading Impression about the Tax Cuts Most Households Would Receive
Isaac Shapiro and Joel Friedman
Revised 1/15/03
13K HTML, 20K PDF, 2pp.

Greenstein Assesses President Bush's Plan for Economic Stimulus
Robert Greenstein
Revised 1/15/03
9K-HTML, 33K-PDF, 3pp.

Which States Tax the Sale Of Food For Home Consumption In 2003?
Nicholas Johnson
1/13/03
11K-HTML, 22K-PDF, 1pp.

Why Are States' Medicaid Expenditures Rising?
Leighton Ku and Matthew Broaddus
1/13/03
55K-HTML, 47K-PDF, 14pp.

Total Cost of Bush "Growth Package" Exceeds $900 Billion: $674 Billion Figure Doesn't Include Cost of Increased Interest Payments
Richard Kogan
1/9/03
13K-HTML, 22K-PDF, 2pp.

New Unemployment Insurance Proposal Neglects One Million Jobless Workers Who Have Run Out of Federal Unemployment Benefits
Wendell Primus, Jessica Goldberg, and Isaac Shapiro
Revised 1/9/03
11K-HTML, 23K-PDF, 2pp.

Principles for Economic Stimulus
Andrew Lee
1/6/03
28K-HTML, 53K-PDF, 2pp.

Squandered: CBO Figures Show How the Surplus of 2001 Became a Deficit in 2003
Richard Kogan
1/6/03
24K-HTML, Summary: 38K-PDF
2pp. Full Report: 149K-PDF, 14pp.

November Exhaustion Data Confirm Need for National Extension of Temporary Unemployment Benefits
Jessica Goldberg
1/6/03
86K-HTML, 22K-PDF, 3pp.

2003 Earned Income tax Credit Outreach Kit
January 2003



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