September 18, 2023

Washington Post Editorial: The Best Vehicle for Addressing Child Poverty is Right Before Our Eyes

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Child poverty in the United States more than doubled from 2021 to 2022, data released Tuesday from the Census Bureau shows. The surge — by far the largest jump on record — is a tragedy that was foreseeable and could have been prevented. It is largely the result of the decision by Congress not to renew the enhanced child tax credit that provided extra cash aid to the nation’s lowest-income families.

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