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This week at CBPP, we focused on state taxes, health, food assistance, and the economy. Note we’ll have minimal to no postings the next two weeks. Have a pleasant August!

Chart of the Week — Job- and Family-Related Reasons Are People’s Primary Explanations for an Interstate Move

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

Children’s Medicaid Coverage Losses Top 500,000 Since April
Bloomberg Law
August 11, 2023 

Ron DeSantis said California is ‘hemorrhaging wealth.’ That’s just not true, report says 
The Sacramento Bee 
August 10, 2023

Report: Current Funding For SNAP for Women, Infants, and Children Falls Short
Daily Yonder
August 10, 2023 

What lawmakers are fighting over when they fight about appropriations 
August 9, 2023 

Montana is among the worst in hold times for calls about Medicaid enrollment 
Montana Public Radio 
August 8, 2023 

Housing-first interventions, not policing, key to ending homelessness
Route Fifty
August 8, 2023 

The $5 trillion pandemic safety net changed lives. Now it’s over. 
Washington Post 
August 7, 2023 

Congress’ Long Summer Break Leaves It Little Time To Avoid A Government Shutdown 
August 6, 2023 

Don’t make it impossible for people with disabilities to save money
Boston Globe
August 6, 2023 

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