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In Case You Missed It...

This week at CBPP, we focused on federal taxes, state budgets and taxes, family income support, housing, and the economy.

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Senior Director of Federal Tax Policy

With Monthly Payments Stalled, Congress Needs to Act

Millions of families won’t receive a Child Tax Credit payment on the 15th of January due to Congress’s failure so far to extend last year’s temporary expansion of the tax credit.
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In Case You Missed It...

Happy New Year from CBPP. This week, we focused on housing, food assistance, and the economy.

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CBPP

In Case You Missed It...

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

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5 Reasons Why Congress Should Quickly Pass Build Back Better

The package — which is fiscally sustainable, based on solid research, and builds on successful existing federal and state efforts — would make us a fairer, more equitable nation. 

BBB Reduces Barriers, Improves Opportunity for People in the Criminal Justice System

The House-passed Build Back Better (BBB) legislation would not only make transformational investments in children, families, workers, climate, and health coverage, but also uplift a population that’s often left behind — those affected by the...

There’s Still Time to Improve SSI in Build Back Better

As Congress finalizes the details of the House-passed Build Back Better legislation, it has a rare opportunity to improve the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program for low-income seniors and people with disabilities. With the Senate...

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CBPP

In Case You Missed It...

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

Build Back Better Would Save About $2 Trillion in Second Decade

The CBO estimates of BBB show that it would cost a modest $158 billion over the next ten years, with costs turning to savings by 2027.

Assessing Build Back Better’s Fiscal Impact: 3 Key Facts

Update, December 22: We revised this post to update our projection of the deficit reduction from Build Back Better in the second decade.

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has stated that it will produce a...