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This week at CBPP, we focused on new Census data on poverty, income, and health coverage in 2021, health, food assistance, Social Security, state budgets and taxes, and the economy.

Chart of the Week — Child Tax Credit Expansion Drove Sharp Drop in Child Poverty in 2021

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

Opinion: The GOP broke the tax code. Democrats should demand something before fixing it.
Washington Post
September 15, 2022

States Divvy Up Federal Covid Billions With More Equity In Mind
Bloomberg Tax
September 14, 2022

Democrats want to bring back Biden's child tax credit soon — and a new report shows it was a huge success in fighting child poverty
Business Insider
September 14, 2022

Poverty and uninsured rates drop, thanks to pandemic-era policies
NPR
September 13, 2022

Opinion: The stunning drop in child poverty is a huge story
Washington Post
September 13, 2022

Uninsured Rate Ticks Down To 8.3% In 2021
Inside Health Policy
September 13, 2022

‘Rapid rent increases’ push housing voucher values up 10% in Michigan
MLive
September 13, 2022

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