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This week at CBPP, we focused on state budgets and taxes, health, income security, and Social Security.

Chart of the Week – Despite Recent Increases, TANF Benefits Still Leave Families Well Below Poverty Line

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

Congress considers restoring more generous anti-poverty tax credit 
NJ Spotlight News 
May 31, 2024  

Georgia could see a $1.1B cut in SNAP benefits 
The Center Square 
May 29, 2024  

Some Democrats worried about Farm Bill's impact on SNAP 
Spectrum News 
May 29, 2024  

North Carolina’s Tax Cuts Are a Warning, Not a Model for States 
Bloomberg Tax 
May 28, 2024 

Southern states could take hit if enhanced ACA subsidies aren’t renewed 
Atlanta Journal-Constitution 
May 28, 2024 

Tax breaks cost the federal government over $1 trillion a year 
May 24, 2024 

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