“The struggle to provide enough diapers is apparent from data showing how much Americans spend on them per year,” writes the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) in its coverage of H.R. 4055, or the Hygiene Assistance for Families of Infants and Toddlers Act of 2015. Introduced last week, H.R.
Researchers at the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire have release a brief that “documents the proportion of Americans who would have been poor absent the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), all else being equal, across 2010–2014.” The brief states, “Children are especially at risk
Congress is taking on “diaper need,” a hidden consequence of poverty that impacts one in three U.S. families, and the well-being of babies everywhere. On Wednesday, Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., and Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., introduced the Hygiene Assistance for Families of Infants and Toddlers Act of 2015 (H.R. 4055).