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

Chart of the Week — Child Tax Credit Expansion Would Benefit Vast Majority of Children…While a Proposed Capital Gains Tax Rate Increase Would Affect a Sliver of Taxpayers

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

Biden’s plan to slash child poverty depends on whether the IRS can find those who need the cash most
CNN
May 21, 2021

The Cumulative Tax Burden of Being Black in the City
Bloomberg
May 20, 2021

Biden child tax credit is sending billions to American families. It’s a monumental task
Los Angeles Times
May 18, 2021

The IRS says 88% of families will receive a bigger child tax credit. How much will you get?
ABC News
May 17, 2021

The incomplete promise of Medicaid expansion
Vox
May 17, 2021

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