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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.

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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...

Family of three generations

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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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April 26, 2019

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

  • On health, Hannah Katch explained that Montana legislation continuing the state’s Medicaid expansion
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Medicaid Benefits Per Enrollee Much Lower in Puerto Rico Than in Any State

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April 19, 2019

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

  • On health, Hannah Katch, Tara Straw, Jessica Schubel, Matt Broaddus, and Shelby Gonzales reviewed the health proposals in the President’s
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Trump 2020 Budget Proposes Deep and Growing Cuts to Medicaid and ACA Marketplace Subsidies

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April 12, 2019

This week at CBPP, we focused on policies taking public benefits away for not meeting work requirements, health, federal taxes, state budgets and taxes, the federal budget, and the economy.

  • We highlighted a report that cites behavioral science showing why taking public

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Incomes Have Stagnated for Working Class But Risen for More Educated

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April 5, 2019

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

  • On health, Aviva Aron-Dine explained how President Trump’s Affordable Care Act (ACA) replacement would do
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House Budget Committee Proposal Would Avert Deep Cuts in Discretionary Programs

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