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    CBPP

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

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This week at CBPP, we focused on federal taxes, food assistance, and health.

House Agriculture Committee Chairman Proposes Cut in SNAP Benefits, Reversing Bipartisan Directive to Improve the Thrifty Food Plan

At a House Agriculture Committee hearing on February 14, Chairman Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA) proposed a funding framework for the farm bill that included a $30 billion cut in SNAP benefits over ten years. Congress...

Bipartisan Child Tax Credit Expansion Would Benefit Millions of Workers in Low-Paid Occupations

The House-passed bipartisan Child Tax Credit expansion would benefit millions of children whose parents or other caregivers do important work for low pay. People who work as delivery drivers, home health aides, child care workers...

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This week at CBPP, we focused on federal taxes and the economy. 

  • Chuck Marr
    Vice President for Federal Tax Policy

High-Income People Who Received Large Net Tax Cuts in 2017 Law Don’t Need a New SALT Tax Cut

The House is poised to consider a new tax bill that would raise the cap on deductions for state and local taxes (SALT), giving another large tax cut to the same group of rich people...

House-Passed Bipartisan Tax Bill’s Child Tax Credit Expansion Would Especially Help Children Living in Rural Areas

The Child Tax Credit expansion in the tax bill that passed by a strong bipartisan vote in the House last week would especially help children in rural areas. More than a quarter of all children...

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

Bipartisan Child Tax Credit Expansion Would Help Roughly Half a Million Children in Veteran and Active-Duty Families in First Year

The bipartisan tax package passed by the House Ways and Means Committee earlier this month would expand the Child Tax Credit for most of the estimated 19 million children who currently receive a partial credit...

Lessons Learned From Unwinding Can Improve Medicaid

Administrative burdens are leading eligible people to lose coverage. At least 15 million people have lost Medicaid, and nationwide about 71 percent were disenrolled for procedural reasons.