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CBPP’s main focus this week was responding to the release of the historic Build Back Better legislation.  

We also released publications covering other issues related to poverty and inequality, health, food assistance, and family income support. 

Chart of the Week – Material Hardship Far More Common Among Black and Latinx Families 

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

Biden’s Tax Plan for Highest Earners: What to Know About the Latest Proposal 
Wall Street Journal 
October 28, 2021 

Enhanced child tax credit to continue for 1 more year, per Democrats' plan 
CNBC 
October 28, 2021 

Child Tax Credit Won’t Get ‘Work Requirement,’ Democrats Say 
HuffPost 
October 28, 2021 

Black and Hispanic Lawmakers Push to Keep Medicaid Expansion in Democrats’ Plan 
Wall Street Journal 
October 27, 2021 

Housing advocates fight to maintain place in social-spending bill 
Marketplace 
October 25, 2021 

Residents in decaying public housing see futures on the line as Democrats trim spending bill 
Washington Post 
October 23, 2021 

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