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MARKETWATCH – Child tax credit payments are reducing hunger and child poverty. But can families keep banking on them?

09. 28. 2021

The enhanced payments are currently set to expire at the end of the year, and now there’s debate about whether they should continue

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The article originally appeared in MarketWatch.

“We’re pretty confident that any package that passes will include a child tax credit extension,” said Adam Ruben, director of Economic Security Project Action, which has lobbied for a permanent extension of the credit in its current iteration. “We’re more focused on how we can make sure the child tax credit is as robust as possible, not ‘can we save it?’”