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A Big (and Needed) Boost to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
The Biden administration announced a historic increase to SNAP. Here’s what that means.
An Explainer on the American Families Plan’s Pay-fors (with Charts)
How the White House proposes we pay for massive investments in child care, education, paid family leave, and more.
Debunking 3 Myths About Immigrants in the U.S.
How three prevalent misperceptions about immigrants are flatly wrong and harmful.
Congress to Big Tech: Do Not Pass Go – The Wrap (10/12/20)
Trump-induced whiplash for stimulus talks, domestic terrorism in Michigan, and a congressional call to address Big Tech.
A White House COVID Clusterf**k: The Wrap (10/5/20)
This week: The coronavirus visits the White House, stimulus talks are back on, and the Trump admin further restricts refugee admissions. Welcome to The Wrap! Each Monday, we’ll walk through some of the big news and policy headlines from last week so you know what to look for in the week ahead. If you’re interestedContinue reading “A White House COVID Clusterf**k: The Wrap (10/5/20)”
Lies, Damn Lies, and Wildfires: The Sunday Wrap (9/13/20)
This week: West coast wildfires, Trump’s on-tape comments on COVID-19, and the latest on stimulus talks.
Why We Need to Boost SNAP in the Next Stimulus Package
Details on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and its place in the next stimulus bill.
The Importance of State and Local Relief Funds in the Next Stimulus Package
State and local governments are tightening belts as their revenues take a huge hit. What does this mean for Americans, and will Congress do something about it?
No V-Shaped Recovery as Congress Can’t Figure It Out
Grim numbers for unemployment insurance claims and the expiration of much-needed benefits frame Congress’ struggle to strike a deal.