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

Chart of the Week — Child Poverty Higher for All Racial/Ethnic Groups, and Disparities Greater, Without Child Tax Credit Expansion


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 Could Have Protected Families Against Inflation
New Republic
April 13, 2022

Last-minute tips as the April 18 tax deadline looms
Washington Post
April 13, 2022

Who Doesn’t Text in 2022? Most State Medicaid Programs
Kaiser Health News
April 13, 2022

Mass. House leaders eye investments in 'better future,' unveiling nearly $50 billion budget
State House News Service
April 13, 2022

The 25 wealthiest people in America paid a lower tax rate than someone earning $45,000, a massive new report shows
Business Insider
April 13, 2022

Covid cut the red tape for welfare benefits. Let’s keep it that way.
Washington Post
April 12, 2022

Millions of kids are living in poverty. Tax credits can help get them out of it
San Francisco Chronicle
April 11, 2022

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