The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities is one of the nation’s premier policy organizations working at the federal and state levels on fiscal policy and public programs that affect low- and moderate-income families and individuals.
The Center conducts research and analysis to inform public debates over proposed budget and tax policies and to help ensure that the needs of low-income families and individuals are considered in these debates. We also develop policy options to alleviate poverty, particularly among working families.
The 2007 Earned Income Credit and Child Tax Credit Outreach Kit is available now.
In addition to Spanish and English there are translations of the EIC and Child Tax Credit flyer into 19 addtional languages -- for the languages most requested: Arabic, Amharic, Bosnian, Cambodian, Chinese, Farsi, French, Haitian‑Creole, Hmong, Italian, Korean, Laotian, Polish, Portugese, Russian, Somali, Tagalog, Ukrainian, and Vietnamese.
In 2007 Speaker Pelosi will support The Fair Minimum Wage Act that will increase the minimum wage to $7.25 an hour, providing an additional $4,370 a year to 7.5 million workers across the country.