Economic Policy

Yahoo Finance Shares Quote from Joint Center Interim President on Potential Tax Cuts for Poorer Americans

Yahoo Finance covered lawmakers’ talks in creating a deal on new tax cuts for poorer Americans and businesses.

From Yahoo Finance: “‘People know what’s possible,’ notes Jessica Fulton, the interim president at the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies and a proponent of bringing back the enhanced child tax credit. Her argument is that a jump in poverty after the credit expired and new fiscal challenges that await poorer Americans in the coming months — from student loan payments to the expiration of other aid programs — could increase the urgency for action. ‘People having the opportunity to see that and feel what that meant for their day-to-day lives was really important,’ she added.”

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