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MA Lawmakers Work to Enhance Tax Credits for Working Families

Originally posted on Public News Service. Children’s HealthWatch Senior Research and Policy Analyst Charlotte Bruce said that benefits everyone. “When you look at the data of how families spend tax […]

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SNAP benefits will drop for millions of Americans as pandemic aid winds down

Originally posted on NPR. SUMMERS: And she’s right to worry if you ask a number of experts, including pediatrician Megan Sandel. MEGAN SANDEL: Think about what SNAP is. It’s the […]

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An Atlanta hospital takes on the city’s housing crisis

Originally posted on NPR. BIELLO: Mercy Care in Atlanta is not alone. In the last decade or so, several health care systems across the U.S. have made significant investments in […]

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Friday, December 2, 2022 – Research for People & Planet: Residential Weatherization, Energy Security & Health Disparities

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Allison Bovell-Ammon Interviewed By WNHN Radio

On August 10th Allison Bovell-Ammon, Director of Policy Strategy at Children’s HealthWatch, and Shailly Gupta Barnes, Policy Director of the Kairos Center and the Poor People’s Campaign, were interviewed by […]

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Hunger Vital Sign Explainer Series

Originally posted on Bi-State Primary Care Association. The Hunger Vital Sign is a screening tool for identifying households at risk of food insecurity. The creation of this tool offers valuable […]

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Families struggling without child tax credit

Originally posted on WTVR CBS 6. There’s been a 12% increase in food insecurity since child tax credit payments ended.

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White House Pushes to Get Child Tax Credit to Low-Income Households

Originally posted on The National Interest. In an effort to ensure that more low-income families that don’t file taxes can get their hands on the enhanced child tax credit (CTC), […]

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Children’s advocates want universal free school lunches to continue

Originally posted on The Boston Herald. Advocates are calling on state lawmakers to extend free meals at schools, a program that came into place during the pandemic and is even […]