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Recently at CBPP, we focused on federal taxes, the federal budget, housing, and the economy. 

Congress Should Finish 2023 Appropriations Now, Rather Than Punting Until the Next Session

Before ending its session, Congress should finish appropriations for fiscal year 2023, which began on October 1, by enacting a comprehensive bill (known as an omnibus), rather than enacting a full-year continuing resolution (CR) that...

Final 2023 Funding Bill Should Support, Expand Housing Vouchers

As Congress finalizes fiscal year 2023 appropriations bills that among other things will fund critical Housing and Urban Development (HUD) programs and services, it should prioritize Housing Choice Vouchers and homelessness assistance programs to ensure...

Child Tax Credit Expansion Is Especially Important to Rural Families

Under current law, an estimated 3 million children living in rural areas are left out of the full $2,000 Child Tax Credit because their families’ incomes are too low. Rural communities would benefit disproportionately from...

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

  • On federal taxes, Chuck Marr, Kris Cox, Sarah Calame, Stephanie Hingtgen, George Fenton, and Arloc Sherman emphasized that...

After Years of Budget Cuts, Increased Funding Would Help Social Security Administration Restore Staff and Improve Customer Service

As Congress works to fund the government for fiscal year 2023, policymakers should significantly increase funding for the Social Security Administration (SSA). In the continuing resolution (CR) that runs until December 16, Congress boosted SSA’s...

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

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This week at CBPP, we focused on housing and income security, food assistance, and the economy.

CBPP’s Housing and Family Income Support Staff Join Forces

On November 1, CBPP’s Housing and Family Income Support policy teams joined forces, becoming the Housing and Income Security Team — focused on how to improve federal, state, and local housing, cash assistance, and child...

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