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January 15, 2021

This week at CBPP, we focused on the economy, the federal budget and taxes, state budgets and taxes, health, family income support, food assistance, Social Security, and poverty and inequality.

  • On the economy, CBPP President Sharon Parrott released a statement outlining how
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Jobs Recovery Stalls in December

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January 8, 2021

This week at CBPP, we released a statement from CBPP President Sharon Parrott on the events of January 5-6 in Georgia and Washington, D.C., stating that our democracy’s peaceful levers of change, not lies and violence, should be celebrated and strengthened....

Job Losses Largest in Low-Wage Industries

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December 24, 2020

Our site will slow down posting material for the next week-plus, but we’ll be back on our regular schedule when we return after New Year’s. We wish you and your loved ones a happy and safe holiday season.

This week at CBPP, we focused on poverty and inequality and food assistance.

  • On poverty and inequality, CBPP President Robert Greenstein released a
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For Nearly 1 in 5 Adults With Children, Household Lacked Sufficient Food in Last 7 Days

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December 18, 2020

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

For More Than 4 in 10 Children in Renter Households, Household Faces Food and/or Housing Hardship

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December 11, 2020

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

Renters Who Lost Employment Income Due to COVID-19 More Than Twice as Likely to Report Housing Hardship

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December 4, 2020

This week, we released a statement announcing Sharon Parrott as CBPP’s next president. On January 1, 2021, Parrott will succeed Robert Greenstein, who established the Center in 1981 and has served as its chief executive ever since.

“The Center is one of the nation’s most influential...

Adults in Households With Children Face Higher Household Hardship

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November 20, 2020

This week at CBPP, we focused on food assistance, health, the economy, family income support, and poverty and inequality.

Black and Latino Households Likelier to Experience Food Insufficiency During Pandemic

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November 13, 2020

Since the last time we rounded up our recent work at CBPP, we focused on health, the economy, state budgets and taxes, food assistance, poverty and inequality, and housing.

Sharp Rise in Poverty Projected After Major CARES Act Relief Ends

The Many Risks of the ACA Repeal Lawsuit — a Rundown

November 9, 2020

The Trump Administration and 18 state attorneys general are supporting a lawsuit that seeks to strike down the Affordable Care Act (ACA). If the lawsuit were to succeed, more than 21 million people would lose health insurance, recent Urban Institute ...

Supreme Court

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October 23, 2020

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

Many Black, Hispanic People Would Benefit From Further State Medicaid Expansions

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