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

Chart of the Week – Most of the Budget Goes Toward Defense, Social Security, and Major Health Programs

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

HSA bills further split Ways and Means 
September 28, 2023

States face challenges with Medicaid and CHIP ‘redeterminations’ 
MedPage Today 
September 27, 2023

Kevin McCarthy embraces stark cuts to safety net to win hard right
Washington Post 
September 26, 2023

Benefits for Maine families under threat due to impending government shutdown 
Bangor Daily News 
September 25, 2023

What a government shutdown means for healthcare 
Washington Post 
September 25, 2023

A federal shutdown could threaten WIC support for Virginians 
September 25, 2023

IRS targets 'unscrupulous' tax preparers amid business credit crackdown 
September 24, 2023

How would a government shutdown affect Social Security? Here's what might happen to checks and services. 
CBS News 
September 22, 2023  

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