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The Working Families Tax Credit to be enacted in Washington state

In an historic win, nearly one in six households will receive an annual Recovery Rebate

April 16, 2021

Cash Stimulus, Economic Well-Being, Equity, Working Families Tax Credit

House & Senate offer a path to recovery in budget proposals

Policymakers are listening to growing calls for new revenue and more investments

By Margaret Babayan, policy analyst, and Andy Nicholas, senior policy fellow - April 1, 2021

Budget & Tax Analysis, Equity, Legislative Agenda

Washington state’s Recovery Rebate is part of nationwide momentum to include immigrants

A growing number of states are making cash assistance inclusive of ITIN filers

By - April 1, 2021

Cash Stimulus, Economic Well-Being, Equity, Working Families Tax Credit

Robust cash support will help ensure an inclusive recovery

State lawmakers must make cash support broadly available to people, regardless of employment or immigration status

By - March 18, 2021

Cash Stimulus, COVID-19, Economic Well-Being, Poverty & Basic Needs, Working Families Tax Credit

Revenue forecasts don’t reflect the lived experience of communities

Lawmakers must rebalance our tax code to ensure all communities can thrive in the years ahead

By Margaret Babayan and Andy Nicholas - March 17, 2021

Economic Well-Being, State Budget & Revenue

Lawmakers must increase the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)/WorkFirst cash grant

TANF benefits, largely unchanged since 1996, are inadequate to support family well-being

By - March 12, 2021

Economic Well-Being, Equity, Poverty & Basic Needs

More evidence shows that tax credits are good for health

Policies that provide cash assistance can improve physical and mental health for kids and parents

By - March 12, 2021

Cash Stimulus, Healthy People & Communities, Working Families Tax Credit

Important progress happening on tax justice and racial justice

Now policymakers must move key bills forward to sign into law

March 11, 2021

B&PC News, Capital Gains, Cash Stimulus, COVID-19, Equity, Legislative Agenda, Working Families Tax Credit

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