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This week at CBPP, we focused on health, poverty and inequality, state budgets and taxes, the federal budget, food assistance, and the economy.

Chart of the Week — Medicaid Enrollment Rising Steadily in COVID-19 Recession

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

Millions of unemployed left hanging on coronavirus relief as Congress hits ‘dead end street’
Washington Post
September 11, 2020

The Widening Education Gap May Tear the Economy Apart
Bloomberg News
September 11, 2020

1 in 10 Americans are struggling to afford enough food amid the pandemic
September 10, 2020

With Rule Changes, Trump Launches ‘an Attack on Fair Housing From All Sides’
Bloomberg CityLab
September 9, 2020

Federal assistance needed as COVID-19 continues to devastate low-income households
Boston Globe
September 9, 2020

Divide between Democrats, Republicans widens over coronavirus relief
Roll Call
September 8, 2020

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