Monday, February 10, 2020

Policy plans to lift poor children out of poverty

From The Nation, 02/10/20

This December there was an overlooked Christmas miracle: Two senators announced a bipartisan proposal that wasn’t terrible. Mitt Romney (R-UT) teamed up with Michael Bennet (D-CO) to endorse an expansion of the child tax credit. Crucially, the bill includes something essential to the economic security of families: a child allowance. 

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Editor's note:

There has been such a media focus on impeachment and the democrat party horse race that news about policy issues often is buried if reported at all. Check out this short article about proposals for a child allowance to help live poor children in the U.S. out of poverty.

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