Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Tag: child tax credit

Congressional stalemate: $858 billion for military, yet $12 billion child poverty...

A critical look at the Congressional impasse over funding $12 billion for Child Tax Credit expansion amid the approval of a colossal $858 billion military budget.

Surging hunger in the US signals alarming trend as food aid...

As vital food aid programs expire, millions of Americans face rising hunger challenges, reveals Hunger Free America's 2023 National Hunger Survey Report.

‘Morally obscene’: Sanders blasts GOP, Manchin over 41% spike in child...

"How did this happen? Fifty Republicans and one corporate Democrat allowed the $300-a-month Child Tax Credit to expire," said Sen. Bernie Sanders.

Why are we torching our best tool to end child poverty?

Ada Mae’s beautiful blonde curls are wild on this sunny, mild winter afternoon. I’ve just picked her up from...

As CTC ends, study says monthly payments boost baby brain activity

"Policy impacts biology. It's past time we made the Child Tax Credit increases permanent."

Why getting Congress to fund help for US children in poverty...

The Build Back Better bill, the centerpiece of the Biden administration’s domestic policy, cleared the House of Representatives by a slender margin...

Displaying ‘inhuman disdain’ for working families, Manchin said child tax credit...

“Sen. Joe Manchin—who is a multimillionaire—doesn’t think his poor constituents can be trusted with a little help.”

What the expanded child Tax credit means to me

Now families like mine, and every other family with kids, get life-changing help deposited directly into their bank accounts.

The mom and pop tax break

This month, millions of U.S. parents will get direct deposits in their bank accounts.

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Democrats divided: Historic opposition to $26 billion military aid package for Israel amid Gaza...

A record 40 House Democrats have voted against a controversial bill, citing concerns over the impact of military operations on children in Gaza.

Doesn’t the forever Scoundrel-in-chief expose Trumpism as rank, deviant criminality?

The main “freedom” sought by this scam freedom fighter (and lackeys) is to commit more crimes.

Senators unveil landmark bill to ban junk food ads aimed at kids amid rising...

Senators Bernie Sanders, Cory Booker, and Peter Welch propose the Childhood Diabetes Reduction Act, targeting junk food advertisements to combat the escalating diabetes and obesity epidemic among children.

New bill expands warrantless spying amid widespread criticism

The U.S. Senate has approved a significant expansion of government surveillance powers, raising alarms over potential violations of civil liberties.

Climate change costs to hit $38 trillion annually by 2050

New study reveals stark economic disparities as global warming intensifies, disproportionately affecting the world's poorest nations.