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Coalition Action Materials | What Congressional Budget Cuts Would Mean for Your State

August 5, 2015

The congressional budget calls for deep cuts to programs for working families, but would not require corporations or the very wealthy to pay a penny more in taxes. A report and shareable graphics by the National Priorities Project, Americans for Tax Fairness, and National Women’s Law Center illustrate the impact of these cuts on key programs in your state.

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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

Coalition Action Materials | What Congressional Budget Cuts Would Mean for Your State

August 05, 2015

Issue Briefs | Closing the Gap in the EITC Would Benefit 6.1 Million Working Women at All Stages of Their Lives

July 29, 2015

Issue Briefs | The EITC and Child Tax Credit Are Critical to the Economic Security of Women and Families

July 29, 2015

Fact Sheet | Women Suffer Two-Thirds of Losses If Congress Fails to Save Key Provisions of Tax Credits for Working Families

July 29, 2015

Fact Sheet, Reports & Toolkits | A Women’s Economic Agenda Must Help Women and Families Succeed

May 12, 2015