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September 18, 2010

This week on Off the Charts, we discussed the new Census Bureau figures on poverty in 2009, federal and state tax policies, and health reform.

Q & A: Understanding the Census Bureau’s Upcoming Report on Poverty

September 15, 2010

We sat down with Arloc Sherman, Senior Researcher, to discuss what to look for in the Census Bureau’s upcoming release of data on poverty in 2009.

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September 11, 2010

This week on Off the Charts, we featured a quiz challenge, the looming debate on taxes and spending cuts, and housing affordability problems.

Last Day of Quiz Challenge: Answers

September 10, 2010

Below are the answers to today’s quiz on the impact of government programs in boosting the economy and reducing hardship during the recession. Send an email to communications@cbpp.org today with your final score for the challenge and we’ll send you one of our newly-designed Center on Budget T-shirts.

Last Day of Quiz Challenge: Did Stimulus Work?

September 10, 2010

Today’s quiz topic is the impact of government programs in boosting the economy and reducing hardship during the recession.

Today’s Quiz Answers: Unemployment

September 10, 2010

Here are answers to today’s quiz on unemployment:

Daily Quiz Challenge Cont’d: Unemployment

September 9, 2010

Today’s quiz topic is unemployment. Let’s get started:

Today’s Quiz Answers: The Estate Tax

September 9, 2010

Here are answers to today’s quiz on the federal estate tax:

Quiz Challenge Continued: The Federal Estate Tax

September 8, 2010

Today’s quiz topic is the federal estate tax, which is a tax on property – like cash, real estate, stock, or other assets – that is transferred from deceased persons to their heirs. Lawmakers will have to decide soon whether to make the current temporary repeal of the estate tax permanent or to renew the tax in some form.

Today’s Quiz Answers

September 8, 2010

Here’s are the answers to today’s quiz on President Bush’s 2001 and 2003 tax cuts, which are due to expire at the end of this year.

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