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June 21, 2019

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

  • On poverty and inequality, Aviva Aron-Dine, Matt Broaddus, Zoë Neuberger, and Arloc Sherman
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Trump Proposal to Lower Poverty Line Would Cut Eligibility or Benefits for Many Health, Nutrition, Other Basic Assistance Programs

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June 14, 2019

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

  • On poverty and inequality, Arloc Sherman and Paul N. Van de Water
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EITC Does Little to Offset Federal Taxes for Low-Income Childless Workers

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June 7, 2019

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

  • On federal taxes and the federal budget, Chuck Marr examined a House version of the Working Families Tax Relief Act,
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Massachusetts Marketplace Policies Boost Enrollment During the Year

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May 31, 2019

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

  • On poverty and inequality, Danilo Trisi cautioned that the Trump Administration’s overbroad

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Incomes of Wealthiest 1% in Connecticut Far Outpace Remaining 99%

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May 24, 2019

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

  • On health, Aviva Aron-Dine and Matt Broaddus explained that a Trump Administration proposal to

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Trump Proposal to Lower Poverty Line Would Cut Eligibility or Benefits for Many Health, Nutrition, Other Basic Assistance Programs

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May 17, 2019

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

  • On the federal budget and taxes, Javier Balmaceda urged the Senate to act quickly to restore needed food
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Puerto Rico EITC Modest Compared to Federal EITC

Roundup: Administration Efforts to Sabotage the Affordable Care Act

May 16, 2019

The House, which last week voted to block Trump Administration guidance weakening standards for state Affordable Care Act (ACA) waivers, is expected to vote today on a bill reversing the Administration’s expansions of substandard health plans and cuts to outreach and enrollment assistance. Here are our recent pieces on some of the major issues involved.

Expanding Skimpy Short-...

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May 10, 2019

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

  • On housing, Robert Greenstein cautioned that a proposed housing rule from the Trump
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High-Income Individuals Disproportionately Contribute to the Tax Gap

For Mother’s Day, Give Mothers the Housing and Child Care They Need

May 10, 2019

Mother’s Day should remind policymakers to help more mothers afford high-quality child care and stable housing for their families. The President and Congress can do that by overriding the deep funding cuts scheduled for 2020 under the 2011 Budget Control Act (BCA) and making sizable new investments in child care and housing — such as by enacting the...

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May 3, 2019

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

  • On the federal budget and taxes, Sharon Parrott explained why the House Appropriations
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Capital Spending for K-12 Schools Well Below 2008 Levels

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