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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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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...

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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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September 15, 2017

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

  • On health, Jacob Leibenluft, Edwin Park, Matt Broaddus, and Aviva Aron-Dine analyzed
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Cassidy-Graham's Large Cuts to Federal Health Care Funding Grow Even Larger Starting in 2027

Roundup: CBPP’s Analyses of New Census Figures

September 13, 2017

The Census Bureau on September 12 released figures on health coverage, poverty, and median income in 2016. We’ve collected our analyses to date of the new data here.

Americans Without Health Coverage Fell to Historic Low in 2016

Aron-Dine on Strengthening Health Insurance Markets, Improving Coverage and Costs

September 12, 2017

In testimony today before the Senate Finance Committee, CBPP Senior Fellow and Senior Counselor Aviva Aron-Dine stressed that policymakers can and should strengthen health insurance markets in the near term and continue expanding coverage and making health care better and more affordable over the longer...

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September 8, 2017

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

  • On the federal budget and taxes, Robert Greenstein called on Congress to create bipartisan solutions for the
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