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07/20/21
  • Income and Work
  • Poverty
  • Federal Taxes

A brief rundown on the expanded Child Tax Credit

Children smiling with arms wrapped around each other
Here we break down some basic information as to who is eligible for the Child Tax Credit, how much families will receive, and how families can receive their credits.
07/28/20
  • Poverty
  • Minnesota Budget
  • Nutrition
  • Federal Taxes
  • Income and Work
  • Housing
  • Health Care
  • Federal Issues
  • Federal Budget

US Senate COVID-19 relief package falls dramatically short of what nation needs

The Senate relief package – called HEALS Act -- is inadequate to meet the challenges of this moment and is too small to jumpstart our economy. Instead of prioritizing the health and well-being of Americans and building for an economic recovery, the Senate plan falls short and would result in more kids going hungry and at risk of becoming homeless, force more lay-offs of teachers and other state and local government workers, and cause harmful cuts to health care, education, and other urgently needed services.
04/03/20
  • Child Care
  • Income and Work
  • Minnesota Budget
  • Federal Taxes
  • Federal Budget
  • Federal Issues

The Federal CARES Act: What’s in the economic stimulus bill, who is left out

We’ve called for an inclusive approach to the public health crisis and the related economic impact. While the latest...
03/24/20
  • Federal Budget
  • Income and Work
  • Federal Taxes
  • Federal Issues

Federal stimulus plans should include everyone facing hardship

“At a time of crisis, it is much better to be generous and wide ranging than to be too targeted,” said Neel Kashkari, ...

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