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photo - US Senator Alex Padilla Video: A Conversation with US Senator Alex Padilla Senator Padilla talks about what he hopes to accomplish in Washington and the importance of federal policymakers’ efforts on COVID-19 relief, infrastructure, and immigration reform. Read More
photo - Mother Giving Daughter a Hug How the Expanded Child Tax Credit Reduces Child Poverty The recently enacted federal COVID-19 relief package includes a one-year expansion of the Child Tax Credit. This could cut child poverty in California by about one-third, with the estimated effect varying across regions. Read More
photo - Lunch Bags in Cardboard Box Providing Meals for School Children as COVID-19 Persists The US Department of Agriculture recently announced that it would continue to waive certain restrictions on school meals for the rest of 2020. This extends a key support for many California children, regardless of whether they are in school or learning remotely. Read More
photo - Girl in Front of Line of Adults Packing Boxes with Food Tackling Food Insecurity among K–12 Students during COVID-19 With schools closed due to the pandemic, local school districts are working with the state to help provide meals for eligible students. Read More
photo - Mother with Her Children Many Low-Income Families Left Out of Federal Stimulus Benefits Federal stimulus checks during COVID-19 will reach an estimated four of five California families, but many of the lowest income families won’t get assistance. Read More
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