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

Chart of the Week — Economic Security Programs Increasingly Effective at Reducing Child Poverty, But Disparities Persist

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

For every extra dollar invested in the IRS, the government could be getting $6 back
Washington Post
March 25, 2021

401(k) plans favor rich people. Here's how to change that.
CBS News
March 25, 2021

21 states want the ‘freedom’ to use pandemic aid for tax cuts. They can’t.
Washington Post
March 24, 2021

Lots of Health Insurance Help in Covid Relief Law — But Do Your Homework First
Kaiser Health News
March 24, 2021

What’s the tax gap, and how do we close it?
Marketplace
March 23, 2021

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