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This week at CBPP, we focused on state budgets and taxes, food assistance, and housing.

Chart of the Week – All SNAP Participants Would Face Benefit Cut Under House Agriculture Committee Chair Thompson’s Thrifty Food Plan Proposal

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

Medicaid: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
April 18, 2024

Who the U.S. economic safety net leaves behind
April 17, 2024

Advocates Remind Congress Of Child Tax Credit’s Health Benefits 
Inside Health Policy 
April 16, 2024

Tax Day came and went without a vote on the child tax credit 
The 19th 
April 16, 2024

Tax Fairness – An Explainer 
Maine Beacon 
April 15, 2024

Child Tax Credit would benefit 46,000 MT kids 
Public News Service 
April 15, 2024

Free cash programs spread as more cities expand the anti-poverty safety net
NBC News
April 13, 2024

Thousands of food-stamp recipients may face more strict work requirements 
The Lens 
April 12, 2024

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