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This week at CBPP, we focused on state budgets and taxes, family income support, poverty and inequality, and health.

Chart of the Week — 12 States Still Have Racist Policies Denying Benefits to Children Born in Families Already on TANF

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

Unemployment aid is running out for millions: "Making absolute zero."
CBS News
October 16, 2020

8 Million Have Slipped Into Poverty Since May as Federal Aid Has Dried Up
New York Times
October 15, 2020

States seek more federal funds as Medicaid enrollment grows
Roll Call
October 15, 2020

Mitch McConnell torpedoes a stimulus-package compromise between the White House and Democrats
Business Insider
October 15, 2020

Landlords, lobbyists launch legal war against Trump’s eviction moratorium, aiming to unwind renter protections
Washington Post
October 12, 2020

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