Effects of the Biennial Budget Bill and Budget Repair Bill on Working Families

July 14, 2011

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This two-page paper summarizes some of the ways that the proposed 2011-13 budget bill and the newly enacted budget repair bill will affect working families, particularly low-wage workers. It examines the cuts to the Earned Income Tax Credit and Homestead Tax Credit, likely effects on health care programs, potential cuts to child care subsidies, diminished opportunities for education and training, and cuts to transit programs. Read the full publication.