BEYOND THE NUMBERS
This week at CBPP, we focused primarily on health, food assistance, state budgets and taxes, and the economy.
- On health, Laura Guerra-Cardus and Gideon Lukens emphasized the need for the last 11 states to...
The House Republican majority recently adopted a rules package to guide that chamber’s legislative action that would put up steep barriers to investments in critical national needs while paving the way for ever more tax cuts, inevitably tilted toward the wealthy and profitable corporations. That isn’t an agenda that will expand opportunity or support broadly shared economic growth.
SNAP is one of our most effective tools to reduce hunger and food insecurity, which occurs when a lack of resources causes household members to struggle to afford enough food for an active, healthy life...
For those who do move, what attracts them to one state over another? For some it’s a job opportunity. For others it’s family, housing, or even better weather. One factor that comes up rarely, if ever, is taxes.
This week at CBPP, we focused on state budgets and taxes.
- On state budgets and taxes, Iris Hinh updated our paper on how states can best use federal fiscal recovery funds.
This week at CBPP, we focused on the federal budget, health, food assistance, and the economy.
- On the federal budget, CBPP President Sharon Parrott released a statement on important investments and significant improvements in...