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

Chart of the Week — Income Gains at the Top Dwarf Those of Low- and Middle-Income Households

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

It’s Time to Reject Fines and Fees as a Solution to Budget Problems
Route Fifty
April 22, 2021

Despite falling jobless claims, America’s poverty rate just reached the highest level since the pandemic began
MarketWatch
April 20, 2021

How Expanding Vouchers Could Improve Housing Stability
Next City
April 20, 2021

Trump tried to shrink Medicaid. Here's how Biden will try to expand it.
Washington Post
April 19, 2021

Hacer permanentes algunas ayudas por desempleo de la pandemia: el plan de dos senadores demócratas
Univision
April 17, 2021

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