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This week at CBPP, we released a statement from CBPP President Robert Greenstein on the death of Representative John Lewis, stating that to honor his legacy, we must pursue his vision of a more just America.

Our analyses this week focused on state budgets and taxes, food assistance, poverty and inequality, housing, family income support, health, federal taxes, and the economy.

Chart of the Week — Black and Latino Households Likelier to Experience Food Insufficiency During Pandemic

A variety of news outlets featured CBPP’s work and experts this past week. Here are some of the highlights:

Majority of public schools have physical barriers that limit access for people with disabilities
ABC News
July 24, 2020

26 million Americans are going hungry amid the pandemic. What to do if you’re one of them
July 23, 2020

With pandemic far from over, more federal help needed to protect health and economy
Bangor Daily News
July 22, 2020

Rent relief funds quickly overwhelmed by need
July 22, 2020

End of $600 Unemployment Bonus Could Push Millions Past the Brink
New York Times
July 21, 2020

Parents really need help from Congress
July 21, 2020

To survive financial storm of virus, states turn to Congress
Associated Press
July 20, 2020

Amid a Deadly Virus and Crippled Economy, One Form of Aid Has Proved Reliable: Food Stamps
New York Times
July 19, 2020

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