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October 20, 2017

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

  • On the federal budget and taxes, Richard Kogan explained that enacting a $1.5 trillion tax cut, as the Senate budget plan calls for,
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Only 50 Small Farms or Businesses Face Estate Tax

Roundup: Analyzing the Senate Budget Resolution

October 18, 2017

The Senate is expected to vote this week on its fiscal year 2018 budget resolution. Broadly, the budget:

  • paves the way for a fast-track partisan process to pass tax-cut legislation that would add $1.5 trillion to deficits over the next decade and would primarily benefit the wealthy and corporations;
  • calls for $5.8 trillion in budget cuts over the next decade, including
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Vast Majority Would Lose Under $1.5 Trillion Tax Cut Based on Trump/GOP Framework, Once Fully Financed

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October 13, 2017

This week at CBPP, we focused on federal taxes, health, housing, family income support, and poverty and inequality.

  • On federal taxes, Chuck Marr explained why the proposed increase in the Child Tax Credit included in the Republican tax framework would
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Working-Class Families Are Left Behind After Several Decades of Unequal Income Growth

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October 6, 2017

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

  • On the federal budget and taxes, Joel Friedman, Chye-Ching Huang, David Reich, Paul Van de Water, and Sharon Parrott

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September 29, 2017

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

  • On the federal budget and taxes, Robert Greenstein explained that the Senate budget
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Cassidy-Graham's Large Cuts to Federal Health Care Funding Grow Even Larger Starting in 2027

Ornstein on SNAP: A Model of How to Make Legislation

September 28, 2017

In an op-ed in The Atlantic today, columnist and American Enterprise Institute resident scholar Norm Ornstein looks back 40 years to the 1977 Food Stamp Act that established the modern framework of the food stamp program, now the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance...

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Roundup: Senate Cancels Vote on Harmful Cassidy-Graham Affordable Care Act Repeal Bill

September 26, 2017

Congressional Republicans have announced they will not vote this week on the bill from Senators Bill Cassidy and Lindsey Graham to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The latest version of the bill would likely be at least as damaging — and in some ways, probably more so — than previous Republican repeal bills, as a number of new and updated Center analyses show:

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Health and Money

SNAP at 40: Coming Together to Fight Hunger

September 25, 2017

Friday marks the 40th anniversary of the 1977 Food Stamp Act, the landmark law that set the framework for the modern food stamp program — or, as it’s now known, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). And it passed because of bipartisan cooperation, most personified by the partnership of Democratic Senator George McGovern and Republican Senator Bob Dole.

In this...

Colorful Produce

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September 22, 2017

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

  • On health, Jacob Leibenluft, Edwin Park, Matt Broaddus, and Aviva Aron-Dine found that the bill from Senators Bill Cassidy and Lindsey Graham to
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Cassidy-Graham Medicaid Per Capita Cap Would Cut $175 Billion in Federal Funding Through 2026

Roundup: CBPP Analyses of Cassidy-Graham Proposal

September 22, 2017

Congressional Republicans are attempting to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) with a bill from Senators Bill Cassidy and Lindsey Graham. We’ve collected our analyses of the proposal here.

Like Other ACA Repeal Bills, Cassidy-Graham Plan Would Add Millions to...

Cassidy-Graham's Large Cuts to Federal Health Care Funding Grow Even Larger Starting in 2027

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