The nation’s basic supports for low-income, non-elderly adults without children are weak, fragmented, and often highly restrictive, leaving many of these individuals without help they need to afford the basics.
Governors and other state officials can play a central role in reaching these individuals.
Expanding Child Tax Credit and Earned Income Tax Credit Would Benefit More Than 10 Million Rural Residents, Strongly Help Rural Areas
Temporarily Expanding Child Tax Credit and Earned Income Tax Credit Would Deliver Effective Stimulus, Help Avert Poverty Spike
The next fiscal stimulus package should make the Child Tax Credit fully available to the 27 million children in low-income families who currently receive a partial tax credit or no credit at all because their families’ earnings are too low.