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Cajania Brown, a Black single mother from Jackson, Mississippi, receives $1,000 per month as part of a cash assistance program called the Magnolia Mother’s Trust. (Courtesy of Magnolia Mother’s Trust)

Undoing Welfare Reform

If Congress makes the expanded Child Tax Credit permanent, simple, and universal, it could have reverberations across the entire welfare state.

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