Over the years, tax policy has been a key tool in keeping the safety net that protects the nation's poor intact.
Many of the activities we accept as 'charity,' like supporting lavish artistic endeavors and fancy schools, aren’t really charity as most people understand the term.
State taxes and transfers can be an important, albeit complicated form of assistance for low-income families. A new interactive calculator aims to help guide families through the process, including the options when family income increases.
Earning a college education benefits families and the economy for generations. Unfortunately, students from low-income homes are earning degrees at the lowest rate in three decades. Washington needs to cash in their economic potential by helping them save for college.