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Pre-2005 Content Archive

Policy Basics

State Budgets Basics

In addition to spending their own funds, states play an important role in implementing federal programs and deciding how to spend federal funds ― for example, designing the health services provided...
Blog

In Case You Missed It…

This week at CBPP, we focused on federal taxes, the federal budget, health, state budgets and taxes, and the economy. On federal taxes, Chuck Marr and Samantha Jacoby emphasized the...
Report

Time to Get It Right: State Actions Now Can Preserve Medicaid Coverage When Public Health Emergency Ends

Millions of people could lose health coverage when the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) ends — possibly later this year — and states resume their regular eligibility reviews of all Medicaid enrollees. But massive coverage losses aren’t inevitable. States now have at least five additional months to prepare and should take steps now to ensure that eligible individuals remain on Medicaid and to help those no longer eligible for Medicaid transition to other coverage.
Chart Book

Chart Book: Tracking the Post-Great Recession Economy

When President Trump took office in January 2017, he inherited an economy in its 91st month of economic expansion following the end of the Great Recession in June 2009. That expansion continued into 2020, becoming the longest on record, but a sharp contraction in economic activity arising from COVID-19 ended it.
Blog

In Case You Missed It…

This week at CBPP, we focused on family income support, food assistance, the economy, and health. On family income support, Lisa A. Gennetian and Katherine Magnuson provided three...
Fact Sheet

Coverage for COVID-19 Testing, Vaccinations, and Treatment

Various laws, regulations, and guidance that federal policymakers put in place since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic have expanded access to testing, vaccination, and treatment for the virus. This fact sheet summarizes these provisions and explains how the federal government, the states, and private health care providers can implement them so that all people can get the care they need.
Blog

In Case You Missed It…   

This week at CBPP, we focused on federal tax, the federal budget, the economy, state budgets and taxes, health, and Social Security. On federal tax, Stephanie Hingtgen called on Congress...
Report

House Bill Would Further Skew Benefits of Tax-Favored Retirement Accounts

The Securing a Strong Retirement Act of 2022’s key provisions, which would expand the federal tax subsidies for retirement saving, mainly help people with higher incomes and financially secure retirements — who benefit the most from existing subsidies — and would do little for people with low and moderate incomes, who have much more pressing needs.
Blog

In Case You Missed It…

This week at CBPP, we focused on state budgets and taxes, federal taxes, health, family income support, food assistance, and the economy. On state budgets and taxes, Ed Lazere and Maya...
Blog

In Case You Missed It…

This week at CBPP, we focused on state budgets and taxes, family income support, housing, Social Security, and the economy. On state budgets and taxes, Ed Lazere explained that states...
Blog

In Case You Missed It...

This week at CBPP, we focused on federal taxes, state budgets and taxes, health, and the economy. On federal taxes, Chuck Marr maintained that Congress should dramatically and...