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The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities mourns the loss of Michelle Bazie, a dear and long-time colleague, friend, and fierce advocate for racial and economic justice.

This week at CBPP, we focused on federal tax, health, and poverty and inequality.

Chart of the Week – Families With Low Incomes Spend Expanded Child Tax Credit on Most Basic Needs, Education

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

Men Are Caregivers, Too, in Democrats’ Plan
New York Times
October 22, 2021

Biden says he does not support adding a work requirement to the child tax credit
October 21, 2021

What’s the best way to get tax cheaters to pay up?
October 20, 2021

No, Biden isn’t proposing that the IRS spy on bank records
Washington Post
October 20, 2021

The Real-Life Costs Of Shrinking The Democrats’ Big Spending Plan
October 18, 2021

Funding Fight Threatens Plan to Pump Billions Into Affordable Housing
New York Times
October 15, 2021

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