Tuesday, March 9, 2021

In the Stimulus Bill, a Policy Revolution in Aid for Children

New York Times, March 7, update March 9

The $1.9 trillion pandemic relief package moving through Congress advances an idea that Democrats have been nurturing for decades: establishing a guaranteed income for families with children.

The story of Anique Houpe, a single mother in Georgia, who is among the parents Democrats are seeking to help with a plan to provide most families with a monthly check of up to $300 per child.

Read Anique's story and details of the Biden Child Tax Credit plan here.