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This week at CBPP, we focused on federal taxes, the federal budget, Social Security, health, housing, food assistance, and the economy.

Chart of the Week – Full Refundability Drives Anti-Poverty Impact of Rescue Plan’s Child Tax Credit Improvements

A variety of news outlets featured CBPP’s work and experts recently. Here are some highlights:

Pointless Debt-Limit Politics Are Risking a New Recession
Barron’s
September 24, 2021

Supplemental Security Income benefits haven’t changed in years. Now there’s a push in Congress to alter that
CNBC
September 24, 2021

Biden says he's 'sick and tired' of the wealthiest not paying their fair share in taxes: 'It's time for it to change'
Insider
September 23, 2021

The $3.5 trillion budget promises Americans 12 weeks of paid leave—and workers are all for it
Fortune
September 23, 2021

It’s Not Really a ‘$3.5 Trillion’ Bill
New York Times
September 24, 2021

These government benefits would be at risk if Congress doesn't raise the debt ceiling
CNN
September 22, 2021

'Callous' leadership in these states has left millions of Americans without health coverage
CNN
September 22, 2021

Congress considers Medicaid expansion workaround to provide health care to poor Mississippians
Mississippi Today
September 21, 2021

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