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This week at CBPP, we released a statement from CBPP President Sharon Parrott on the events of January 5-6 in Georgia and Washington, D.C., stating that our democracy’s peaceful levers of change, not lies and violence, should be celebrated and strengthened.

Our analyses this week focused on poverty and inequality, food assistance, state budgets and taxes, the economy, health, and Social Security.

Chart of the Week — Job Losses Largest in Low-Wage Industries

A variety of news outlets featured CBPP’s work and experts this past week. Here are some of the highlights:

Millions of students and adult dependents won’t receive a $600 stimulus payment
January 7, 2020

Congress approves $25 billion in rental assistance. Here’s how to apply
January 7, 2020

The Georgia Runoffs Give Joe Biden The Green Light On The Economy
January 6, 2020

The latest pandemic relief measure increases SNAP benefits
January 5, 2020

Do Adult Dependents Get The Second Stimulus Check?
January 4, 2020

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