COVID Relief Bill Could Reduce Child Poverty in the U.S.

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COVID Relief Bill Could Reduce Child Poverty in the U.S.

By Marisa Wojcik | Here & Now

March 12, 2021

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One of the significant provisions of the COVID relief bill is the child tax credit, which experts say could reduce child poverty in the U.S. by nearly 50%. Here & Now reporter Marisa Wojcik shares the story of Tineshia Campbell, a mother of two working a low-wage job, who talks about how the extra aid will impact her family.


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