This could “do a ton to help people see how progressive economic policies help them personally and strengthen the economy,” Lindsay Owens, director of the Groundwork Collaborative and the Fighting Chance for Families campaign for the CTC, told us. She added this could lead to "recipients giving Democrats credit for improving their lives.”
"This should be a no-brainer: Putting money in the pockets of those who need it most is good for the children and families receiving it, good for local businesses, and helps protect this fragile economic recovery."
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.”
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 released a new poll of likely voters finding Child Tax Credit recipients’ rating of American economic conditions has declined since the December 2021 expiration of the expanded CTC and its monthly payments.
A new research and polling memo from Fighting Chance for Families (a project of Data for Progress and Groundwork Collective) finds that the widely supported expanded Child Tax Credit is associated with greater trust of the Democratic Party.
Today, Senator Michael Bennet joined Fighting Chance for Families in calling for a renewal of the expanded Child Tax Credit.
ollowing the expiration of the expanded Child Tax Credit, some 35 million recipients will not receive their monthly payment today, as they have for the past six months.
Today, Fighting Chance for Families released a new poll that finds a majority of voters support the expanded Child Tax Credit by a +18-point margin.