Testimony to Increase Massachusetts EITC

On March 31, 2015, Children’s HealthWatch Principal Investigator, Dr. Megan Sandel, testified before the Massachusetts Joint Committee on Revenue in support of a proposal to increase the state’s earned Income Tax Credit.

“As a pediatrician, what if I told you I could write a prescription that would reduce the risk of pre-term births, low birth weight babies, and improve children’s health in Massachusetts? Well, that prescription exists, and it’s called the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)…”