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August 7, 2020 at 5:00 PM
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This week at CBPP, we focused on state budgets and taxes, the economy, federal taxes, poverty and inequality, housing, health, and food assistance.

Chart of the Week — Black and Hispanic Unemployment Rates Consistently Higher Than White Rate

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

Why Black Workers Will Hurt the Most if Congress Doesn’t Extend Jobless Benefits
New York Times
August 7, 2020

America Could Have 'Great Depression' Levels of Homelessness by Year’s End
Vice News
August 7, 2020

Obama’s Medicaid expansion keeps gaining ground under Trump
Associated Press
August 6, 2020

How Trump's plan to unilaterally boost unemployment aid would face snags
Politico
August 6, 2020

The controversial $600 unemployment aid debate, explained
Washington Post
August 6, 2020

Pandemic Exacerbates Existing Economic Inequalities In Montana
Montana Public Radio
August 5, 2020

The $600 unemployment boost just expired. Families are already hurting
CNBC
August 4, 2020

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