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In Case You Missed It...

This week at CBPP, we focused on health, federal tax, state budgets and taxes, poverty and inequality, and the economy.  

In Case You Missed It...

This week at CBPP, we focused on housing, food assistance, health, poverty and inequality, and the economy.

In Case You Missed It...

This week we focused on the federal budget and taxes, food assistance, poverty and inequality, housing, family income support, and the economy. 

Recovery Legislation Should Provide Employment Opportunities for Those Left Behind

Even in good economic times, persistent barriers prevent some people from finding jobs. That means that even as the economy begins to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic-induced recession, some people will face challenges getting back...

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Senior Director of Federal Tax Policy

Biden Financial Reporting Requirement an Integral Part of Plan to Address Tax Gap

An integral component of the Biden Administration’s comprehensive plan to rebuild the depleted IRS and reduce the nation’s large tax gap is a set of financial reporting rules that would help the IRS identify unreported...

Emergency Vouchers Can Help Seniors and People With Disabilities Live in Safer, Community-Based Settings

As of July 1 public housing agencies can begin using the American Rescue Plan’s 70,000 emergency housing vouchers to serve people experiencing or at risk of homelessness — including many seniors and people with disabilities...

In Case You Missed It...

This week at CBPP, we focused on health, housing, food assistance, state budgets and taxes, poverty and inequality, and the economy.

  • On health, Suzanne Wikle from the Center for Law and Social Policy detailed...

Budget Process Transparency a Racial Justice Issue, New Jersey Shows

State budgets can play an enormous role in improving the daily lives and futures of families and communities and be a powerful tool for advancing racial equity. These equitable outcomes require a process that’s...

Time’s Up for SNAP’s Time Limit

A recent U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) report adds to the growing evidence that cutting people off the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) if they can’t find at least 20 hours of work a week...

Increased Medicaid Enrollment Underscores Need for Permanent Policies That Keep People Covered

Medicaid enrollment rose significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic, reflecting the program’s importance as a source of health coverage for millions and a safety net during times of increased hardship. State and federal policymakers should take...