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COMMENTARY

Congress must raise taxes on the wealthy to pay for Build Back Better | Opinion

BY: - November 14, 2021

From small towns and downtowns, more of us are also reckoning with our nation’s deep racial injustices and disparities, and seeking ways to right those wrongs.

COMMENTARY

Report: Federal spending on children rose to 4-year high in 2021 | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - November 12, 2021

The share of federal spending on children rose to 11.2 percent in 2021, a 3.5 percent increase over 2020, a new report concludes.

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I’m disabled and on a fixed income. The child tax credit is helping me make ends meet | Opinion

BY: - October 29, 2021

I used the August CTC payment to buy him new clothes and shoes, especially to keep him warm as winter approaches.

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We need education — not misinformation — on the child tax credit | Opinion

BY: - October 17, 2021

We can’t fix economic inequality with the wave of a wand. But the child tax credit and its potential permanence is a step in the right direction.

With thousands eligible, Philly Mayor Kenney, schools chief Hite urge city parents to claim child tax credit

BY: - June 28, 2021

Starting next month, more than 90 percent of Philadelphia families with children will be eligible for new monthly payments from the federal government of $250 or $300 per child from the Child Tax Credit.

‘That is how we will lift up our nation’s middle class’: In Pgh, VP Harris touts child tax credit

BY: - June 21, 2021

In her first visit to Pittsburgh since becoming vice president, Harris met with children in a summer camp program at a neighborhood rec center.

COMMENTARY

How lifting children out of poverty today will help them tomorrow | Opinion

BY: - April 27, 2021

Many studies conducted in recent years show that lifting children from the burdens of poverty has the potential to improve their health and ability to get a good education.

Monthly checks to flow to Pa. children, families under tax credit tweak in new federal stimulus

BY: - March 14, 2021

The sweeping legislation includes billions of dollars to support child care facilities, expand food assistance benefits, and send cash straight to families' bank accounts.