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March 8, 2024

Jason Kelce, Family Man

…men actually benefit from marriages or relationships anymore.” The second myth is that father-present homes are of no great importance to our kids. Harvard University’s Christina Cross in The New…

March 5, 2024

A Conservative Vision for Education Reform

…the Israeli military, how could this money be used to rebuild Palestine?” The founder of Woke Kindergarten is Akiea “Ki” Gross. Gross’s professional biography offers up pronouns (“they/them”) and touts Gross as…

March 4, 2024

Social conservatives who care about marriage should think twice about a “per-child” refundable Child Tax Credit

…All values correspond to the combined amount of income, taxes or transfers across both potential partners. One potential partner has three dependent children under age 17, and she earns $20,000…

February 23, 2024

After Milton’s MBTA Housing Defeat, The Way Forward Is With Persuasion, Not Mandates

…“The Multi-Family Zoning Requirement for MBTA Communities” is a classic, one-size-fits-all. Each of the 177 MBTA district cities and towns is mandated to create a district with a minimum gross

February 7, 2024

Solving Benefit Cliffs in SNAP

…1, as household income approaches the gross income limit (in this case $29,940 per year), the household faces a steep benefit cliff. For example, a hypothetical household with $29,930 gross

February 7, 2024

Child Tax Credit Bill Would Increase Marriage Penalties for Working Single Mothers

…SNAP benefit parameters that took effect starting October 1, 2023, and we assume shelter costs of $1,146 per month for a single parent without children (median gross rent for 1…

February 7, 2024

To Save Local Journalism, Update The Public Broadcasting Act

…expand to more of the nearly 1,000 public broadcasting license holders across the country — the legislation that created public broadcasting in the first place needs a crucial update. A…

February 6, 2024

Research by a Top Biden Administration Economist Reinforces the Importance of Work Incentives in the Child Tax Credit and the Safety Net

…numbers from his forthcoming NTJ paper.[3] He finds 6.8 million working EITC-eligible single mothers and 1.9 million other working single mothers with adjusted gross income under $80,000.[4] It looks like…

January 2, 2024

Billionaire-Built Cities Would Be Better Than Nothing

…off: The schools-ranking website Niche lists it as one of the best U.S. cities to live in. Today, with median housing values of $456,400 and median gross monthly rent of $1,723, the development is…

December 19, 2023

Sins of Omission: Public Broadcasting Fails to Reach a Broad Cross-Section of America

…insofar as public broadcasting stations across the U.S. receive shares of some $267 million CPB distributes as community service grants to them to operate and broadcast the NewsHour and other…