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Blog

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This week, CBPP President Sharon Parrott praised the House’s historic passage of Build Back Better (BBB) and urged the Senate to get it across the finish line without delay. Parrott also had a...
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

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This week at CBPP, we focused on poverty and inequality, the federal budget, federal taxes, food assistance, and the economy. On poverty and inequality, Danilo Trisi, Kris...

Build Back Better Legislation Would Cut Poverty, Boost Opportunity

The Build Back Better legislation would take major steps to reduce the number of people living in poverty, improve the quality of life for low- and moderate-income people, and create opportunity so that children growing up in poverty have better health, complete more education, and earn higher salaries as adults.
Blog

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This week at CBPP, we focused on poverty and inequality, federal tax, housing, health, food assistance, and the economy. On poverty and inequality, we highlighted how the Build Back...
Report

New House Build Back Better Legislation Would Make Long-Lasting Medicaid Improvements

In addition to creating a pathway to coverage for more than 2 million people in the Medicaid coverage gap, the House Build Back Better legislation would strengthen Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) coverage for parents and children, people leaving jails and prisons, and people with disabilities and older people who need home- and community-based services (HCBS).
Blog

In Case You Missed It...

CBPP’s main focus this week was responding to the release of the historic Build Back Better legislation.   On Build Back Better, CBPP President Sharon...
Blog

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The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities mourns the loss of Michelle Bazie, a dear and long-time colleague, friend, and fierce advocate for racial and economic justice. This week at CBPP, we...
Blog

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This week at CBPP, we focused on housing, state budgets and taxes, poverty and inequality, and the economy.  On housing, Sharon Parrott asserted that Congress should...
Blog

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This week at CBPP, we focused on health, food assistance, housing, state budgets and taxes, poverty and inequality, and the economy. On health, Laura Harker emphasized how closing the...