March 10, 2021

Reuters: Analysis: Despite Republican Opposition, Red States Fare Well in Biden’s COVID-19 Bill

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The Biden bill also expands tax breaks for children and low-income workers to encompass poor households that did not qualify before. Experts say the expanded child tax credit alone could cut child poverty nearly in half.

“That’s a big deal,” said Steve Wamhoff of the left-leaning Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, which analyzed the state-by-state impact of the bill’s tax cuts and direct payments.

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