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Lawmakers look to tax credits to help low-income families

Clip: 03/02/2021 | 8m 55s | Video has closed captioning.

The U.S. Senate is trying to pass a $1.9 trillion package for COVID and economic-related relief, with one key section providing assistance to families with children by expanding tax credits. Many families could receive a $3,000 credit per child. We hear from parents who say they are looking for help, and Elaine Maag, of the Urban Institute, joins Yamiche Alcindor to discuss.

Aired: 03/02/21

Rating: NR

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