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

Chart of the Week — Key Provisions of American Families Plan Would Cut Child Poverty Nearly in Half and Substantially Reduce Racial and Ethnic Gaps in Child Poverty

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

At least 10 states divert federal welfare funding to anti-abortion clinics
The Guardian
June 4, 2021

Stimulus checks dramatically reduced hunger and hardship, Census data shows
CNBC
June 3, 2021

Democrats plot Medicaid expansion backdoor in red states refusing program
Politico
May 29, 2021

As another month’s rent comes due, appropriated relief is finally making its way to tenants
Marketplace
May 28, 2021

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