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October 18, 2019

This week at CBPP, we focused on housing, full employment, and the economy.

  • On housing, Peggy Bailey and Anna Bailey noted a proposed rule from the Trump Administration would perpetuate racist and discriminatory housing practices.
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In Focus: Renters' Incomes Haven't Caught Up to Housing Costs

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October 11, 2019

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

  • On the federal budget, we released a series of blog posts on proposed Senate appropriations for 2020. Jennifer Beltrán explained the
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October 4, 2019

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

  • On state budgets and taxes, Michael Leachman and Samantha Waxman recommended that states adopt a tax on high-value housing, often called a mansion tax, to
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39 States Plus D.C. Have Real Estate Transfer Taxes or Statewide Property Taxes

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September 27, 2019

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

  • On housing, Alicia Mazzara noted that the gap between median renter income and median rent widened in 2018.
  • On the federal budget, Chad Stone
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Renters' Incomes Haven't Caught Up to Housing Costs

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September 20, 2019

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

  • On the federal budget, Richard Kogan explained that the Senate majority plans to cut funding for
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Senate Majority 2020 Funding Plan Would Cut Key Human Services Programs

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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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