Published: Feb. 3, 2021

President Joe Biden said a $1.9 trillion COVID relief plan would cut child poverty in half, which would be the largest reduction in recent history. “This seems reasonable,” said Chloe East, Assistant Professor of Economics. “If all these things Biden proposed passed, we might expect [poverty reduction] to be even larger.”

Biden claims his $1.9 trillion Covid relief plan will cut child poverty in half — here’s how
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