This week at CBPP, we focused on state budgets and taxes, health, the federal budget, and the economy.
On state budgets and taxes, Michael Leachman and Samantha Waxman recommended that states adopt a tax on high-value housing, often called a mansion tax, to help fund services and infrastructure critical to residents’ long-term future.
On health, we updated our timeline tracking the Trump Administration’s efforts to undermine the Affordable Care Act.
On the federal budget, Richard Kogan updated a report on a Senate appropriations bill that would shortchange human services programs despite room for increases in the recent budget deal.
On the economy, we updated our chart book on the post-Great Recession economy and our backgrounder on how many weeks of unemployment compensation are available.