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Letter to the Editor: Congress should act to help working parents and their children


Last updated 3/2/2022 at 11:08am

I agree with Willie Dickerson in ""Letter to the Editor: Build Back Better legislation would help families" (Feb. 22 - that we need action by Congress to address rising costs, such as rents and rising gas costs. This tax season, millions of low-wage workers previously taxed into poverty will get a break because of the 2021 expansion of the Earned Income Tax Credit.

However, the 2021 CTC and EITC changes have expired and so far, it has not been extended. Just when Americans face additional financial hardships from higher costs and pandemic disruptions, our Congress i...

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