Critical Value #67 Lifting Millions of Kids Out of Poverty
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The recently passed American Rescue Plan Act could reduce poverty among families with children by half. How will this work, and why is it a big deal? Host Justin Milner talks with tax policy expert Elaine Maag and Gaynell Brady and M.A. Sheehan from the Lower 9th Ward Homeownership Association in New Orleans about the expansion of the child tax credit and ways to ensure all families benefit from it.

Research Areas Taxes and budgets Children and youth Families
Tags Federal tax issues and reform proposals Families with low incomes
Policy Centers Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center