Letter to the Editor: COVID relief bill has the potential to reduce child poverty
Last updated 4/7/2021 at 5pm
Thanks for reporting on Mukilteo's strong stand for unity and against hate. (Mukilteo officials rally for unity by David Pan, Mukilteo Beacon, March 31, 2021 – ( https://bit.ly/3upBsTK )
This is a clear example of Dr. King's call to speak up "until justice is served." The recent COVID relief bill increased the Child and Earned Income Tax Credits, with the potential to cut child poverty in half. With poverty disproportionately affecting people of color, this helps give the children, America's future, a better start.
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