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

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This week at CBPP, we focused on health, federal tax, food assistance, and the economy.

Congress Should Support LGBTQ People With Low Incomes by Expanding the Child Tax Credit and Earned Income Tax Credit

Throughout the year — especially during Pride Month — lawmakers should enact policies that lift up and empower lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) people and families, particularly those living in poverty and experiencing...

New Study Finds Income Support in Childhood Increases Future Earnings

The evidence strengthens the case that Congress should expand the Child Tax Credit to establish a foundation of economic security for children.
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This week at CBPP, we focused on poverty and inequality, housing, and the economy.

  • On poverty and inequality, Sharon Parrott testified before the House Budget Committee on how COVID relief efforts achieved historic gains...
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This week at CBPP, we focused on food assistance, the federal budget, the economy, and Social Security.

  • On food assistance, Ty Jones Cox testified before the House Agriculture’s Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department...

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This week at CBPP, we focused on health and Social Security.

Congress Should Advance Maternal Health Equity in Upcoming Economic Legislation

Federal lawmakers have a critical opportunity to address the Black maternal health crisis and rising maternal mortality rate by closing the Medicaid coverage gap and requiring states to provide 12 months of postpartum coverage in...

Rounding Up the Top Five Reasons Congress Should Close the Coverage Gap

More than eight years after the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion took effect, over 2 million uninsured people still have no pathway to affordable health care coverage because they live in one of the 12...

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In Case You Missed It…

This week at CBPP, we focused on health, Social Security, food assistance, state budgets and taxes, and the economy.