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Democrats Reject Criticism Of Child Tax Credit Accessibility For Low-Income Americans
Joe Biden

Administrative issues could jeopardize Democrats' goal of cutting child poverty in half by providing a $300 monthly benefit to parents, but Democrats refuse to discuss them. The new child tax credi…

Republicans' Position On Child Tax Credit Payments Is Vague
Republican Party

Republicans aren't sure how to respond as Democrats celebrate parents across the country receiving their first checks from the child tax credit. Several Senate Republicans told Stardia they had mix…

Republican Governors Who Vehemently Opposed The COVID-19 Stimulus Bill Now Claim Credit For The Funds.
COVID-19

A number of Republican governors who had previously criticized Democrats' COVID-19 relief plan are now happily distributing the funds throughout their states, touting the benefits and taking credit.…

Democrats Are Giving Money To Parents But Aren't Sure What To Call It: A Tax Cut Or A Benefit?
Politics

Democrats want to make a $300-per-child-month payment to most families a central part of American life; the idea has widespread support in both chambers of Congress, and President Joe Biden called i…

Parents Are Already Preparing To Budget For The New Child Tax Payments.
Coronavirus

The IRS has informed millions of parents that they will soon receive monthly payments of up to $300 per child, and some have already made plans to use the funds. Ally Rykiel of Chico, California, w…

Democrats Have A Plan To Reduce Child Poverty, But It Is Routed Via A Poor Website.
Democrats

The government's new online portal for America's poorest families to receive the child tax credit is proving too difficult to use, potentially jeopardizing the Biden administration's efforts to redu…

Democrats Work To Counter GOP Attacks On Crime As Public Concern Grows.
Joe Biden

Democrats are growing more confident in their ability to fend off Republican attacks based on public fear of rising crime across the country, with the White House quietly focusing on crime-fighting…

Starting July 15, Parents Will Begin Receiving Monthly Government Checks.
Joe Biden

Beginning July 15, tens of millions of American households will receive monthly payments of up to $300 per child, according to President Joe Biden's administration. The checks are the result of Dem…

Restaurants Are Bracing For The Possibility That Federal Aid Will Run Out Before They Can Receive Assistance.
Restaurants

MILWAUKEE, Wis. — The American Rescue Plan included a $28.6 billion lifeline for restaurants, but owners are already concerned that the funds will run out before they can receive any assistance. Bec…