Publication Date: February 2008
Publisher: Center for Law and Social Policy
Author(s): Danielle Ewen; Hannah Matthews
Research Area: Social conditions
Coverage: United States
Every Administration uses the budget to send a signal about its priorities for the coming year. In this period of economic downturn, when our most vulnerable children and families need access to comprehensive supports, the message of this budget is simple and stark: children in low-income working families don't matter.