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Resource Page | The President's FY 2016 Budget

February 2, 2015

 President Obama's Fiscal Year 2016 budget provides a detailed blueprint of the Administrations priorities and sets the stage for this year's critical debates about spending and tax policies. NWLC analyzes the President's budget each year to determine how it would impact specific programs and tax policies that are especially important to women and their families.

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Fact Sheet | Public Programs Lift Millions of Women and Children Out of Poverty

November 4, 2014

Public social insurance and safety net programs are critical to the economic security of women and families. Social Security, the EITC, SNAP, unemployment insurance, and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) are five key programs that lifted families’ incomes above the official poverty line in 2013.

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Fact Sheet | What’s at Stake for Women in the Debate about Tax Extenders

October 29, 2014

Years of tax policies that have disproportionately benefited wealthy individuals and big corporations have left the United States with a tax system that is both unbalanced and insufficient to meet national priorities.  Unfair tax breaks cost the federal government billions of dollars a year – money that could be used to protect the most vulnerable now and expand opportunity for a stronger future for everyone.

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More Resources

Fact Sheet | A Women’s Economic Agenda Must Help Women and Families Succeed

February 26, 2015

Fact Sheet | President Obama’s FY 2016 Budget: Early Learning Proposals

February 20, 2015

Coalition Action Materials | National Women's Law Center Opposes America's Small Business Tax Relief Act (HR 636)

February 11, 2015

Issue Briefs | Cutting Programs for Low-Income People Especially Hurts Women and Their Families

February 05, 2015

Resource Page | The President's FY 2016 Budget

February 02, 2015