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This week at CBPP, we focused on federal taxes, food assistance, and health.

Chart of the Week – Lookback Provision Would Help Families During Tough Time

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

WIC faces a budget shortfall. For millions of women and young children, more than nutrition is at stake. 
NBC News
February 20, 2024

Propuesta bipartidista de Crédito Tributario por Hijos se espera pase pronto al Senado
Radio Bilingüe
February 20, 2024

Senate, accept it: The House got the child tax credit right 
Washington Post
February 18, 2024

US Senate must expand child tax credit for 225K in Wisconsin
Wisconsin State Journal
February 18, 2024

Dan Rodricks: Maryland legislators need to close a tax loophole that protects corporate profits 
Baltimore Sun
February 16, 2024

A new program ‘prescribes’ monthly payments for the first year of an infant’s life 
PBS Newshour
February 16, 2024

Report: 191,000 Arkansas children could benefit in first year of possible tax credit expansion 
Arkansas Democrat Gazette 
February 11, 2024

Waitlist opens for Section 8 vouchers in Montgomery County, but applicants may face long wait 
Dayton Daily News
February 10, 2024


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