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.
Advocates and government officials are praising the newly expanded Child Tax Credit, which has provided thousands of dollars to Arizona households, calling it “help when we need it the most.”
Krugman: "Basically, there are no good arguments against making the expanded Child Tax Credit permanent."
As Democrats debate whether to extend the enhanced and fully refundable child tax credit (CTC) past this year, almost 450 U.S. economists have come out in support of doing so.
Thanks to the Child Tax Credit, Caleb won't suffer the tremendous trauma that I did as a child. His life will be better. He'll have the love and economic support he needs to thrive.
The expanded child tax credit adopted earlier this year has already made substantial progress in delivering on its promise of cutting child poverty in half and dramatically improving the lives of millions.
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.