Tax Plan’s Deficits Could Prompt Elimination of Major Child Welfare Programs
The common narrative on the many iterations of the Republican-led tax reform package is that it adds something in the neighborhood of $1.5 trillion to the deficit. Various ideas on how to add more revenue to the plan have been bandied about by deficit hawks in the past few days to address that deficit.
Foster Youth Jobs Bill Introduced in Both Chambers
A bill aimed at incentivizing employers to hire current and former foster youth has been introduced in the House and Senate. The Improved Employment Outcomes For Foster Youth Act (H.R. 2060 and S.
Federal Foster Care Jobs Credit: Backers Eye Tax Reform Push
Proponents of a federal tax credit to incentivize the hiring of current and former foster youth will likely look to connect their bill to tax reform legislation that is likely to move through the Republican-led Congress.