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November 23, 2016 at 10:15 AM
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CBPP will take a break over the long Thanksgiving weekend, but we’ll be back on our regular schedule on Monday. 

This week we focused on the safety net. Alicia Mazzara reminded us that millions of Americans lack food and shelter this holiday season, though the numbers would be much higher if not for key safety net programs.

Chart of the week: Food Insecurity Fell in 2015 But Remains Above Pre-Recession Levels

 

A variety of news outlets featured CBPP’s work and experts recently. Here are some highlights:

The War on the Poor: Donald Trump's win opens the door to Paul Ryan's vision for America
Vox
November 22, 2016

The Truth About Food Stamp Fraud
attn:
November 21, 2016

GOP Cuts in Medicare May Be Next After Dismantling Obamacare
Fiscal Times
November 18, 2016

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