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Extending and expanding the payroll tax cut is the right thing to do alongside ensuring that the long-term unemployed have access to benefits, writes Heather Boushey.

Extending and expanding the payroll tax cut will directly help working families while boosting our economy overall. Across the country, the typical family will receive a tax break of about $1,550. That’s money they need to make ends meet, which in turn will help drive economic growth.

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Heather Boushey

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