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This week at CBPP, we focused on poverty and inequality, the federal budget, federal taxes, family income support, and the economy.

Chart of the Week –  Cash Assistance Historically Weak In Southern States, Now Weak In Most States 

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

The expanded child tax credit briefly slashed child poverty. Here's what else it did 
NPR 
January 27, 2022 

Loss of expanded child tax credits hits middle class as well as the poor 
Buffalo News 
January 24, 2022 

Ending welfare as we know it — again 

Boston Globe 
January 23, 2022 

‘We can already feel the pinch.’ Families aren’t getting child tax credit checks for the first time in 6 months 
CNBC 
January 23, 2022 
 
What to watch for in state legislatures in 2022 
Route Fifty 
January 21, 2022 
 

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