Child Tax Credit

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The number of New York families struggling with child hunger fell 5% from July to August. A new analysis found the expansion of the Child Tax Credit helped.

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A Connecticut child advocacy group wants a permanent expansion of the federal tax credit that gives direct payments to eligible low income parents.

U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn.
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U.S. Representative Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut has introduced legislation to make permanent the expanded federal child tax credit included in President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 relief package.