child tax credit
The statistics paint a clear, painful picture. This country is failing millions of Black moms economically, politically and medically in ways that keep generations of Black families just like mine stuck.
Republicans want business tax breaks, but apparently not enough to pair them with a tax benefit for parents.
Their gambit is to pair child tax credit payments with an extension of expiring corporate tax breaks.
The child tax credit slashed child poverty, but hardly anyone except Sen. Michael Bennet is talking about it.
The only hope for restoring the child benefit appears to be bipartisan negotiations with Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah).
The American Rescue Plan lifted 4 million children out of poverty. This legislation didn’t simply make life a little easier for some Americans. It saved lives.
Romney has given Democrats their best hope of resurrecting the enhanced child tax credit.
New research adds to a growing pile of evidence the policy made life easier for parents.
New research suggests good policy — reducing child poverty — might also be good politics.
Opinion: A Year After Biden’s American Rescue Plan, Kids Are Falling Back Into Poverty. Congress Is To Blame.
In December, the child tax credit lifted nearly 4 million children out of poverty. If it had been extended through 2022, it would have cut child poverty nearly in half.