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This week at CBPP, we focused on the federal budget and taxes, housing, state budgets and taxes, health, food assistance, family income support, Social Security, and the economy.

Chart of the Week — 1 in 5 Renters Behind on Rent During Pandemic, With Black and Latino Renters Facing Greatest Hardship

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

Republicans Are Open to Possible Food-Stamps Deal With Democrats
Wall Street Journal
July 30, 2020

States Eye Anti-Poverty Tax Credit to Ease Covid Impact
Bloomberg Tax
July 29, 2020

An Extra $600 a Week Kept Many Jobless Workers Afloat. Now What Will They Do?
New York Times
July 29, 2020

Senate GOP won’t extend pandemic food stamps but doubles ‘three-martini lunch’ deduction
Washington Post
July 28, 2020

Senate GOP's COVID-19 response sets up battle over Medicaid
The Hill
July 28, 2020

Did America Set Public Schools Up to Fail?
New York Magazine
July 27, 2020

A stingy new GOP plan for unemployment benefits reflects Trump’s twisted vision
Washington Post
July 27, 2020

Senate Republicans Omit State Aid From Stimulus Proposal Amid Historic Budget Shortfalls
July 27, 2020

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