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Pandemic relief package includes spending aimed at reducing food insecurity

Mar 15, 2021
Some measures directly target food insecurity, like the extension of a SNAP benefit increase. Others are more indirect.
One in eight people in the United States may experience food insecurity this year, according to a projection from hunger relief organization Feeding America.
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COVID relief package includes about $40 billion in child care funding

Mar 10, 2021
The bill includes money to help cover providers' operating expenses, as the sector tries to recover from pandemic losses.
Nearly $15 billion would help fund child care for low-income families, and about $24 billion would go to child care providers to help cover operating expenses.
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High-income taxpayers help some states stay above water

Mar 1, 2021
Overall, state revenue is down 1.9%, but 22 states have higher revenue than a year earlier. Tech and Wall Street have helped.
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