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This week at CBPP, we focused on the federal budget, food assistance, income security, Social Security, and health.

Chart of the Week — Close to Half of Older People With Low Incomes Face Significant Health Barriers to Work

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

The Republican Obsession With ‘Work Requirements’ Is Telling
New York Times
June 2, 2023

US food aid could shrink under debt ceiling deal, hunger groups warn
June 2, 2023

The Debt Ceiling Deal Takes a Bite Out of Health Programs. It Could Have Been Much Worse.
KFF Health News
June 1, 2023

Adding work requirements for food stamps doesn't have desired effect, researchers say
May 31, 2023

Is Biden-McCarthy debt ceiling deal a good one for Black communities?
May 31, 2023

La Cámara de Representantes aprueba el pacto sobre el techo de la deuda tras dura resistencia
May 31, 2023

New SNAP work requirements, explained
Washington Post
May 31, 2023

Debt-ceiling deal’s work requirements and spending caps would hurt poor people, advocates warn
May 31, 2023

Debt deal extends food aid work rules to older MO residents
Kansas City Star
May 31, 2023

Pass the Debt Limit Deal. Then Figure Out How to End the Drama.
New York Times
May 30, 2023

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