Cutting child poverty in half, Biden’s plan channels FDR | Moran

Tucked into President Biden’s $1.9 trillion rescue package is a credible plan to cut child poverty in half, an FDR-sized move to help the families who are being crushed by the virus like no one else. It’s a one-year plan costing $109 billion, but there’s good reason to believe it could be made permanent, given Democratic control of the House and Senate. In fact, Republican Sen. Mitt Romney is rallying colleagues on his side of the aisle to support a similar plan, opening the door to at least some bipartisan backing. Both plans change the core strategy in the fight against poverty in a way that…

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