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

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: 

More than $15 billion in child tax credit payments distributed on Friday  
CNN 
October 15, 2021 

Democrats haggle over how to scale back their spending plan to win over centrists 
NPR 
October 14, 2021 
 
The Stubborn Persistence of Food Insecurity for American Families 
New Republic 
October, 13, 2021 

Equity must be a guidepost for Congress on reconciliation 
The Hill 
October 12, 2021 

They Gave Black Mothers in Mississippi $1,000 a Month. It Changed Their Lives. 
New Republic 
October 12, 2021 

An investment in child care would help lift some Latina women out of poverty, analysis finds 
October 11, 2021 
CNBC 

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