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The Lies About the Child Tax Credit Are Actually Unhinged 

By Kat Menefee, Counsel, Income Security Congress is currently considering bipartisan legislation to expand the Child Tax Credit (CTC) that would keep half a million children out of poverty by 2025. This expansion would help families pay for food, rent, and other bills. The bill has already been resoundingly approved by the House Ways and […]

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New Year, New Rights–New Gender Just Policies Go Into Effect in 2023

By Erin Weber, Strategy & Policy Manager for State Advocacy Last year was, well, a lot. On top of fears for bodily autonomy and an equitable economic recovery for women, the midterm elections felt like a circus at best and an existential threat to our democracy at worst. We pushed ourselves to the polls—while wondering […]

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The Media Is Trying to Scare Women of Color Out of Running for—and Winning—Office. Is Anyone Going to Stop Them? 

By Rindha Sudhini “Jesse Watters says Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez can’t run for president until she’s married with kids”  “Lauren Boebert makes anti-hijab comment against Ilhan Omar” “Newt Gringich called VP Harris ‘a prospect crazy enough to satisfy the left who checks the box of being a woman of color.’”  What do all these headlines have […]