CLASP Supports End Child Poverty Act Proposed by Senator Edward Kennedy (D-MA)
Publication Date: November 2005
Publisher(s): Center for Law and Social Policy
Special Collection: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Coverage: United States
We applaud the decision to offer the "End Child Poverty Act" as an amendment to the tax reconciliation bill. The effort to set a national goal of reducing child poverty by half within a
decade, and to eliminate it entirely as soon as possible after that, is both appropriate and important.