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

Chart of the Week – 30 States Plus D.C. and Puerto Rico Have EITCs

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

25 years after welfare reform, the system is pared down as intended. But critics say the program is failing.
Philadelphia Inquirer
August 13, 2021

For working parents, juggling child care came at a steep cost during Covid
CNBC
August 13, 2021

Here’s Why Democrats’ $3.5 Trillion Budget Plan Could Impact Every Single American
Forbes
August 11, 2021

America’s Housing Crisis Is a Choice
New York Times
August 10, 2021

Democrats’ $3.5 trillion budget plan would extend major relief to families with children
CNBC
August 9, 2021


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