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In Case You Missed It . . .  

This week at CBPP, we focused on housing and the economy.On housing, Will Fischer outlined the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s expansion of a promising policy to...
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In Case You Missed It . . . 

This week at CBPP, we focused on food assistance, housing, and health. On food assistance, Katie Bergh and Lauren Hall warned that the looming WIC funding shortfall would...
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In Case You Missed It . . .    

This week at CBPP, we focused on the federal budget, federal taxes, food assistance, housing, and health.  On the federal budget, Sharon Parrott and Joel Friedman outlined five...
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In Case You Missed It . . .

This week and last week at CBPP, we focused on food assistance, health, and the economy.  On food assistance, we updated our quick guide to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance...
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In Case You Missed It...

This week at CBPP, we focused on food assistance, health, state budgets and taxes, the federal budget, and the...
Report

With North Carolina Adopting Medicaid Expansion, a Dwindling Number of States Are Missing Out on Its Economic and Health Benefits

North Carolina recently became the 41st state (including the District of Columbia) to expand Medicaid to adults with incomes up to 138 percent of the federal poverty level, enacting the move in its 2023-2024 fiscal budget. This leaves just ten non-expansion states that continue to deny lifesaving Medicaid health coverage — and the financial protections that come with it — to hundreds of thousands of people with low incomes.
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In Case You Missed It…

This week at CBPP, we focused on the federal budget, food assistance, health, and Social Security.On the federal budget, CBPP President Sharon Parrott released a statement on the...
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In Case You Missed It . . .

This week at CBPP, we focused in particular on analyzing 2022 Census Bureau data on poverty, income, and health coverage.We released a statement from CBPP President Sharon Parrott on how the record...
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In Case You Missed It...

This week at CBPP, we focused on poverty and inequality and the economy.On poverty and inequality, Arloc Sherman and Gideon Lukens previewed what to watch for in next week’s Census...

What to Watch for in Next Week’s Census Data on Poverty, Income, and Health Insurance in 2022

Poverty may have risen by historic amounts, driven by the expiration of pandemic relief including, notably, the expanded Child Tax Credit. A smaller share of people than ever may have lacked health insurance in 2022 — but figures will not reflect the coverage loss underway in 2023 due to the expiration of pandemic-era Medicaid coverage safeguards.
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In Case You Missed It…

This week at CBPP, we focused on poverty and inequality, food assistance, health, and the economy.On poverty and inequality, Danilo Trisi explained that the federal government’s...
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In Case You Missed It...

This week at CBPP, we focused on state taxes, health, food assistance, and the economy. Note we’ll have minimal to no postings...
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In Case You Missed It...

This week at CBPP, we focused on the economy, income security, state taxes, health, and food assistance.On the...
Report

Economy Remains Resilient at Mid-Year

In the wake of a historic pandemic that created enormous economic dislocation, the economy made a much stronger and faster recovery than anticipated. The latest inflation data have been very encouraging, and recession fears have receded.