Time remains to restore Child Tax Credit to fight childhood poverty

Thanks to Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson for explaining House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s efforts and “legislative triumphs” over the last two decades that helped create “a more perfect union.”

Pelosi is still speaker until the first of next year and no one knows better that there is still work to be done; like renewing the expanded Child Tax Credit that lifted millions out of poverty and cut child poverty in half. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, called it the best legislation ever passed in his 20-year career. So let’s take a moment to be grateful to this amazing Speaker of the House and ask her and those who represent us to renew this incredible ladder out of poverty. (Note: both Reps. Suzan DelBene and Rick Larsen support this effort, but still need to hear from us.)

Willie Dickerson

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