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Managing Director, Inclusive Growth
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The 2021 increase in the Thrifty Food Plan was a much-needed and long-overdue reform that better reflects families’ nutritional needs and modern grocery store costs.
Aug 23, 2023
Anona Neal, Kyle Ross
The E&T program currently disincentivizes the participation of SNAP recipients by cutting their benefits if they find well-paying work.
Jul 17, 2023
Every McGovern-Dole dollar spent on food is a down payment on thriving democracies and trade.
Jul 11, 2023
State governments are taking the lead in implementing no-cost school meal programs to eliminate administrative and financial burdens for students, families, and school staff.
May 4, 2023
Allie Pearce, Akilah Alleyne, Anona Neal
The creation of additional bureaucracy to take basic supports away from Americans would be costly to the federal government and ineffective in promoting employment.
Apr 25, 2023
As the U.S. Food and Drug Administration revises guidance for allowable levels of lead in baby food, further federal action is needed to protect all young children from environmental toxins in food products.
Apr 4, 2023
Jill Rosenthal, Hailey Gibbs, Allie Schneider
The Center for American Progress submitted a comment letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in response to the agency’s proposed draft guidance intended to reduce lead in foods marketed for infants and young children.
Mar 31, 2023
Federal policies implemented in 2021 led to notable progress in the fight against poverty, but data show that persistent economic disparities, by both gender and race and ethnicity, will only be closed through continued attention and investments.
Dec 21, 2022
Kyle Ross, Justin Dorazio
Jean Ross urges lawmakers to prioritize the child tax credit over corporate tax breaks.
Nov 3, 2022
This CAP Action collection features stories from people in Arizona, Georgia, Nevada, and New Hampshire whose lives have been improved by the legislation passed during the Biden administration’s first two years.
Sep 20, 2022
the Center for American Progress Action Fund
The Center for American Progress’ new poverty data project contains U.S. Census Bureau data on the national, state, and congressional district levels, all in one place. Below, users can explore data on poverty and more than a dozen other topics that measure the health of the economy, as well as identify potential solutions to the problems these data reveal.
Sep 19, 2022
New U.S. Census Bureau data show how more accessible and larger boosts to safety net programs kept poverty low during the COVID-19 recession, preventing a deeper economic crisis and spurring a faster economy recovery.
Rose Khattar, Justin Schweitzer, Kyle Ross
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