Ideas from the Right
Our latest blog series, “Ideas From The Right: Conservative Approaches to Tax Credits for Working Families,” features thoughts on improving tax credits from conservative policymakers and thought leaders. Be sure to sign up for our blog to receive each issue by email.Click here for the entire series
Featured Commentary: One Anti-Poverty Initiative Both Sides Can Agree On
The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities compiles support over the years from both liberals and conservatives for a stronger EITC for childless workers.
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Highlights from last week’s news include a CBPP analysis of Census data showing that the EITC and Child Tax Credit together lifted 9.4 million people out of poverty last year, and a report from the Economic Policy Institute on an increased minimum wage’s effect on safety net programs.
Highlights from last week include a set of new policy solutions from the Center for American Progress that harnesses the EITC as a tool for financial empowerment and upward economic mobility, and a proposal from Generation Progress to lower the EITC age requirement to 18.