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How Will Biden’s Fix for Child Poverty Affect Kids’ Health?

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How Will Biden’s Fix for Child Poverty Affect Kids’ Health?

The recently passed $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act includes a sweeping expansion of the child tax credit, a policy change that could protect millions of kids from poverty—and the…
March 11, 2021

How Will Biden’s Fix for Child Poverty Affect Kids’ Health?

The recently passed $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act includes a sweeping expansion of the child tax credit, a policy change that could protect millions of kids from poverty—and the health risks that come with it.

Guests:

Deborah Frank, MD, Founding Director of the Grow Clinic at Boston Medical Center (retired); Professor of Child Health and Well-Being (retired), Boston University School of Medicine; and Founder and Principal Investigator, Children’s HealthWatch

Juell Frazier, advocate and health services professional

Tara Hayes, MPP, Director of Human Welfare Policy, American Action Forum

Hilary Hoynes, PhD, Professor of Public Policy and Economics, University of California Berkeley

Chuck Marr, MBA, Senior Director of Federal Tax Policy, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

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