On unemployment insurance, William Chen pointed to our updated backgrounder on the number of weeks of benefits available in each state.
On child nutrition, Robert Greenstein illustrated new data on the extent of poverty in schools and school districts across the country. Zoë Neuberger criticized efforts in Congress to undercut nutrition reforms.
On housing, Will Fischer described why restricting the value of housing vouchers would harm low-income residents of oil and gas boomtowns. Barbara Sard excerpted her TalkPoverty.org post on the underfunding of key housing assistance programs at a time of rising need.
On health reform, Judy Solomon explained why the law’s boost in Medicaid payment rates for primary care doctors is worth extending.