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This week at CBPP, we focused on poverty and inequality, federal tax, housing, health, food assistance, and the economy.

Chart of the Week – 1 in 5 Renters Living With Children Are Not Caught Up on Rent, With Renters of Color Facing Greatest Hardship

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

Congress Makes Historic Pivot to Focus on Kids Over Older Adults
November 5, 2021

In the rural south, poor health tied to systemic racism and legacy of slavery
Center for Public Integrity
November 5, 2021

Child tax credit brings extra cash and some sanity to family life
Detroit Free Press
November 4, 2021

It’s Time for Democrats to Take a Win on Spending
New Yorker
November 1, 2021

Now we know what a big deal Biden's monthly child tax credit is for 61 million kids: It's helping them get childcare and school supplies
Business Insider
October 31, 2021

Here are the 3 big ways Democrats’ social plan would expand health coverage
October 30, 2021

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