The Joe Biden administration gets the most credit from voters for the monthly child benefit payments that have been going out since July, according to a new survey from HuffPost and Fighting Chance for Families, a project from Data for Progress and Groundwork Collaborative.
Rep. DeLauro: "If we want this economic growth permanent, then the expanded credit must be permanent, too."
Lindsay Owens, an economist and the executive director of the Groundwork Collaborative, an organization that advocates for progressive economic policies. “The CTC is certainly not a panacea...but cash benefits are really powerful.”
Rep. Ritchie Torres joined Fighting Chance for Families and advocates yesterday in NYC calling on Congress to make the expanded Child Tax Credit permanent
The IRS will start disbursing the expanded Child Tax Credit in the form of monthly payments on July 15, which will translate into approximately $250 to $300 for parents, but only through 2021. Now, several Democrats and experts are pushing to make the expansion permanent.
An extension of the Child Tax Credit means more money going into the Nevada economy, more money to small businesses, who have been hit extremely hard by the pandemic, more money to keep our state moving forward and hopefully get our heads back above water.
As Congress decides how to slim down a $3.5 trillion social-safety-net bill, Rosa DeLauro is working to ensure that an historic child tax credit makes the cut.
Parents across the country who received child tax credit payments say the funds had an immediate, life-changing impact on their families.
Here are five reasons why adding a work requirement to the CTC is not only unnecessary, but may even risk undermining Sen. Manchin’s own stated goals.
Key details of the expanded child tax credit (CTC) may change in the coming weeks as Congressional Democrats continue to debate their 2022 budget proposal, including whether or not the lowest income families will receive it.
Today, Fighting Chance for Families spokesperson McKenzie Wilson released the following statement in response to reports that President Biden and lawmakers are considering only extending the expanded Child Tax Credit for one year.
Fighting Chance for Families released a new poll this week that finds a majority of voters support the expanded Child Tax Credit by a +23-point margin.
Jacob Goldin, an assistant professor at Stanford Law School who specializes in tax policy, told CNBC last week that adding a work requirement to the expanded Child Tax Credit would mean barring the lowest-income families from money they need most.
A new survey of West Virginia parents released by ParentsTogether Action finds overwhelming support for the monthly payments of the expanded Child Tax Credit.
On Monday, Fighting Chance for Families and HuffPost released a new poll that finds a strong 42% plurality of likely voters say the Biden administration is responsible for the expanded Child Tax Credit.
As the third monthly payment of the expanded Child Tax Credit reached millions of working households on Wednesday, a group of more than four hundred economists sent a letter to Congressional leadership calling for the expanded credit to be made permanent.