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This week at CBPP, we focused on the federal budget, state budgets and taxes, housing, health, and the economy.

Chart of the Week – Full-Year Funding Freeze Would Further Squeeze Non-Defense Programs

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

Without the boosted child tax credit, nearly 10 million children could fall below the poverty line
Washington Post
December 10, 2021

Happy Holidays, Parents. The Senate’s Gift to You Might Be a Missing $250 Check in January
December 9, 2021

If child tax credit payments end, 175K Hoosier kids at risk of slipping back, deeper into poverty
December 9, 2021

Tax credit aimed at low- to middle-income workers was expanded amid Covid-19. Who stands to benefit most
December 8, 2021

Millions of Kids Could Sink Back Into Poverty if the Child Tax Credit Expires
New Republic
December 8, 2021

First ‘Momnibus’ bill signed into law, and others could follow
The Lily
December 6, 2021

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