Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Op-Ed: More cash for childless workers: A poor way to help the poor (COVID-19)

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Embedded in President Biden’s $1.9 trillion stimulus package is a significant and counter-productive expansion of the welfare state. The bill would increase the Earned Income Tax Credit for childless workers, a welfare program that gives cash grants to low-income individuals. This policy would waste taxpayer funds because it’s poorly targeted and harmful to low-income communities. Read More