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September 13, 2019

This week at CBPP, we focused on the new Census data on poverty, incomes, and health coverage; federal taxes; Social Security; housing; and the economy.

  • On the new Census data, Robert Greenstein stressed that although progress on poverty
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Progress in Reducing Share of Americans Without Health Coverage Eroding

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September 6, 2019

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

  • On poverty and inequality, Arloc Sherman and Matt Broaddus outlined three things to look for in next week’s release of
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In Focus: Progress on Boosting Income, Reducing Poverty Has Slowed Since 2015

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August 30, 2019

This week at CBPP, we focused on housing, food assistance, federal taxes, state budgets and taxes, family income support, and Social Security.

  • On housing, Douglas Rice stressed that strengthening housing vouchers should be a priority in 2020
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21 States Plus DC Have Inclusive Higher Education Policies for Immigrants

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August 23, 2019

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

  • On family income support, we issued several pieces marking the 23rd anniversary of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) block grant. Ife Floyd
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TANF Could Be Serving 2.5 Million More Families

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August 16, 2019

This week at CBPP, we focused on immigration, family income support, food assistance, Social Security, the federal budget, and the economy.

  • On immigration, Robert Greenstein released a statement saying the Trump

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Elderly People of Color Face Higher Poverty Rates

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August 9, 2019

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

  • On the federal budget, Richard Kogan explained that the recent bipartisan budget deal still leaves non-defense appropriations below the 2010 level adjusted for
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Non-Defense Discretionary Funding Remains Below 2010 Level Adjusted for Inflation

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August 2, 2019

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

  • On the federal budget and taxes, Richard Kogan explained that discretionary spending will be near
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10 Percent Increase in SNAP Purchasing Power Improves Child Outcomes

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July 26, 2019

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

  • On the federal budget and taxes, Robert Greenstein said a budget deal that policymakers reached would avert troubling
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2017 Tax Law Gives White Households in Top 1% More Than All Races in Bottom 60% Combined

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July 19, 2019

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

  • On the federal budget, Richard Kogan urged policymakers to agree on a budget deal, which is needed to protect key investments.
  • On health, Matt Broaddus
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No Relationship Between State Unemployment Rate Declines and Medicaid/Chip Enrollment Declines

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July 12, 2019

The past couple weeks at CBPP, we focused on health, the federal budget and taxes, state budgets and taxes, food assistance, family income support, housing, and the economy.

  • On health, Aviva Aron-Dine warned that President Trump’s
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Six States Expanded Their Earned Income Tax Credits in 2019

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