Melissa Boteach demonstrates the trade offs House leadership is willing to make to help the best off at the expense of America’s most vulnerable children.
Chart from Melissa Boteach, Lawrence Korb, and Max Hoffman shows that House conservatives are asking low- and middle-income families to foot the bill to protect weapons systems that don’t enhance our national security.
House Republicans stealthily cut nutrition assistance as they reject revenues from the Buffett Rule as paltry, write Melissa Boteach and Seth Hanlon.
Melissa Boteach outlines the ways the House Republican budget introduced last week will affect the Latino population.
Melissa Boteach and Katie Wright demonstrate how the House Budget Committee chairman’s new proposal would increase hunger, cut jobs, and jeopardize economic security for millions of families, including our veterans.
Melissa Boteach, Lawrence J. Korb, and Alex Rothman ask whether we really need another nuclear missile in our well-stocked arsenal when that funding could help a returning veteran find a job.
Melissa Boteach examines an unfortunate and cynical upcoming vote on banning aid from the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program from being spent at strip clubs.
New appropriations bill eliminates funding for programs that struggling families need, write Donna Cooper and Melissa Boteach.
Report Neera Tanden, Heather Boushey, and Melissa Boteach make recommendations for improving the jobs picture and Americans’ economic security based on the latest income, poverty, and health insurance numbers.
The debt limit deal will make it harder for low-income families and communities of color to prosper, write Melissa Boteach and Desmond Brown.
El acuerdo del límite de la deuda hará más difícil que familias de bajos ingresos y comunidades de color prosperen, escribe Melissa Boteach y Desmond Brown.
Melissa Boteach and Donna Cooper skewer the conservative think tank’s ridiculous ideas about what low-income Americans spend the bulk of their money on.
Video Alex Trice and Melissa Boteach explain why it’s absurd to cut critical services such as the Women, Infants, and Children nutrition program while leaving millionaire tax cuts untouched.
Scott Lilly, Melissa Boteach, and Katie Wright explore the ugly ramifications of the House Republican plan to make the states and the middle class pay for Medicaid cuts.
An infographic from Melissa Boteach shows that one day’s worth of millionaire tax cuts could spare low-income seniors and local food banks from drastic cuts.