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August 7, 2020

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

  • On state budgets and taxes, Wesley Tharpe outlined how COVID-19’s resurgence and the fragile economy could worsen the
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In Focus: Black and Hispanic Unemployment Rates Consistently Higher Than White Rate

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July 31, 2020

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

  • On the federal budget and taxes, we released a statement from CBPP President Robert Greenstein explaining that
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Roundup: Need for More State Fiscal Relief Continues

July 27, 2020

States remain in dire straits due to the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic crisis; we estimate that their budget shortfalls will total $555 billion over state fiscal years 2020-2022. These figures underscore the continued urgency of the President and Congress enacting substantially more fiscal relief and maintaining it for as long as economic conditions warrant.

Here are some...

In Focus: COVID-19 State Budget Shortfalls Could Be Largest on Record

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July 24, 2020

This week at CBPP, we released a statement from CBPP President Robert Greenstein on the death of Representative John Lewis, stating that to honor his legacy, we must pursue his vision of a more just America.

Our analyses this week focused on state budgets...

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July 17, 2020

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

  • On health, Jesse Cross-Call and Matt Broaddus reported that

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New Funding to Help Families Use Housing Vouchers in High-Opportunity Areas

July 15, 2020

CBPP and other members of the Mobility Works collaborative praised today’s announcement that the Department of Housing and Urban Development is making $50 million available for...

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July 10, 2020

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

  • On the federal budget, Chye-Ching Huang and Chuck Marr explained that states’ failed attempts to reopen their economies before bringing COVID-19 under control highlight the urgent need to

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July 2, 2020

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

  • On health, Paul N. Van de Water cited the benefits of a proposed Senate bill that would provide added federal Medicaid
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June 26, 2020

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

  • On health, Aviva Aron-Dine, Chye-Ching Huang, and Samantha Washington reported that the lawsuit to repeal the
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June 18, 2020

We are releasing ICYMI a day early this week, as the Center will be closed Friday to recognize the Juneteenth holiday and give Center staff a day to mourn, celebrate, and participate in collective action.

Many of our analyses this week continue to highlight racial disparities amid COVID-19 and ways to address them — issues we’ll continue to monitor.

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