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

Chart of the Week — Children Not Getting Enough to Eat More Than 10 Times Higher in December 2020 Than a Year Before

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

As Demand for Mental Health Care Spikes, Budget Ax Set to Strike
Kaiser Health News
February 5, 2021

Biden Plan To Expand Child Tax Credit Could Help Lift Millions Of Kids Out Of Poverty
February 4, 2021

Opinion: Does bipartisanship matter more than helping kids?
Washington Post
February 3, 2021

The pandemic has nudged millions of Americans into Medicaid
Washington Post
February 3, 2021

Millions of Americans could lose their homes despite Biden eviction moratorium order
USA Today
February 2, 2021

Economists Warn of Risks of Too Little COVID Stimulus as GOP Senators Push Smaller Package
February 1, 2021

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