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09/18/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 09/18/2020 13:54

In Case You Missed It...

This week at CBPP, we focused on food assistance, the new Census data released this week, poverty and inequality, and the economy.

Chart of the Week - Progress on Health Coverage Is Eroding

A variety of news outlets featured CBPP's work and experts this past week. Here are some of the highlights:

'No excuse for inaction': Experts urge Congress to extend program providing free school replacement meals for kids
CNBC
September 18, 2020

The College Money Crisis
New York Times
September 17, 2020

Uninsured rate rose again last year, ahead of the pandemic
Roll Call
September 16, 2020

Before COVID, the number of uninsured Americans grew by 2.3 million under Trump, analysis finds
USA Today
September 16, 2020

Incomes were up and poverty was down across America in 2019 - and then COVID-19 hit
The Philadelphia Inquirer
September 15, 2020

Medicaid rolls swell amid the pandemic's historic job losses, straining state budgets
The Washington Post
September 14, 2020

Didn't receive a stimulus check? The IRS wants to help you.
NBC News
September 14, 2020

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