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This week at CBPP, we focused primarily on the federal budget, the economy, state budgets and taxes, and income security.On the federal budget, CBPP President Sharon Parrott offered...

House Republicans’ Pledge to Cut Appropriated Programs to 2022 Level Would Have Severe Effects, Particularly for Non-Defense Programs

House Republicans reportedly pledged to cut programs funded by annual appropriations in 2024 back to their 2022 levels as part of the deal to elect Rep. Kevin McCarthy as Speaker. The required cuts to important domestic needs would be deep under any likely scenario that meets their pledge, and would hit programs still feeling the after-effects of a decade of austerity.
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This week at CBPP, we focused primarily on health, food assistance, state budgets and taxes, and the economy.On health, Laura Guerra-Cardus and Gideon Lukens emphasized the need for...
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This week at CBPP, we were excited to announce that Ai-jen Poo, President of the National Domestic Workers Alliance and Executive Director of Caring Across Generations, has joined our board of...
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This week at CBPP, we focused on the federal budget and taxes, state taxes, food assistance, and the economy.On the federal budget, Joel Friedman explained why the House Republican...
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This week at CBPP, we focused on state budgets and taxes. On state budgets and taxes, Iris Hinh updated our paper on how states can best use federal fiscal...
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This week at CBPP, we focused on the federal budget, health, food assistance, and the economy. On the federal budget, CBPP President Sharon Parrott released a statement on important...
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This week at CBPP, we focused on food assistance, income security, and the economy. On food assistance, Steven Carlson and Joseph Llobrera detailed how the Supplemental Nutrition...
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This week at CBPP, we focused on federal taxes, food assistance, and the economy. On federal taxes, Chuck Marr and Samantha Jacoby noted how efforts to expand the Child Tax Credit...
Policy Basics

Policy Basics: The Child Tax Credit

Enacted in 1997 and expanded multiple times with bipartisan support since 2001, the Child Tax Credit helps families manage the cost of raising children. Under current law the credit is worth up to $2,000 per eligible child (under age 17 at the end of the tax year).
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Recently at CBPP, we focused on federal taxes, the federal budget, housing, and the economy. On federal taxes, Chuck Marr, Samantha Jacoby, and Jabari Cook highlighted how the...
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This week at CBPP, we focused on federal taxes, the federal budget, food assistance, and the economy. On federal taxes, Chuck Marr, Kris Cox, Sarah Calame, Stephanie Hingtgen, George...
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This week at CBPP, we focused on federal taxes and the economy. On federal taxes, we released a Spanish-language version of our backgrounder on where our federal tax dollars...