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

Chart of the Week — Renters Who Lost Employment Income Due to COVID-19 More than Twice as Likely to Report Housing Hardship

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

The U.S. is facing “unprecedented” levels of child hunger – and it could get worse this winter
CNBC
December 11, 2020

Workers suffering, without a Covid relief bill
CNN
December 10, 2020

Economists warn against excluding state aid from COVID-19 relief
The Hill
December 10, 2020

Biden’s Health Agenda Starts With Reversing Everything Trump Did In The Last 4 Years
HuffPost
December 9, 2020

How COVID Has Impacted Poverty in America
PBS
December 8, 2020

A massive stimulus now can save money later
Washington Post
December 7, 2020

Millions May Lose Unemployment Benefits This Month—How Likely Is Additional Aid?
Forbes
December 7, 2020

Unemployment, sick leave and housing aid are set to expire in weeks, threatening Americans with sudden financial ruin
Washington Post
December 6, 2020

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