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Pre-2005 Content Archive

Blog

In Case You Missed It…

This week at CBPP, we focused on housing, health, family income support, and the economy. On housing, Peggy Bailey testified before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing,...
Report

States Can Reduce Medicaid’s Administrative Burdens to Advance Health and Racial Equity

“Administrative burden exacerbates inequity,” the Office of Management and Budget recently said of economic and health assistance programs. That is because burdens “do not fall equally on all entities and individuals, leading to disproportionate underutilization of critical services and programs, as well as unequal costs of access, often by the people and communities that need them the most.”
Blog

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This week at CBPP, we focused on health, federal taxes, Social Security, and the economy. On health, Allison Orris, Laura Harker, and Gideon Lukens noted that failing to close the...
Blog

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This week at CBPP, we focused on federal tax, housing, state budgets and taxes, and social security. On federal tax, Chuck Marr, Kris Cox, Stephanie Hingtgen, Arloc Sherman,...
Blog

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This week at CBPP, we focused on poverty and inequality, state budgets and taxes, health, and the economy. On poverty and inequality, Ali Zane described how recent anti-discrimination...
Blog

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This week at CBPP, we focused on health, federal tax, food assistance, and the economy. On health, CBPP President Sharon Parrott released a statement on how the Dobbs decision reduces...
Blog

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This week at CBPP, we focused on poverty and inequality, housing, and the economy. On poverty and inequality, Sharon Parrott testified before the House Budget Committee on how COVID...
Blog

In Case You Missed It…  

This week at CBPP, we focused on food assistance, the federal budget, the economy, and Social Security. On food assistance, Ty Jones Cox testified before the House...
Blog

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This week at CBPP, we focused on health and Social Security. On health, Laura Harker rounded up the top five reasons why Congress should close the coverage gap. Harker also called on...
Blog

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This week at CBPP, we focused on health, Social Security, food assistance, state budgets and taxes, and the economy. On health, Gideon Lukens stressed that health premiums will rise...
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.
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...