Faith leaders urge minimum wage hike, expanded child tax credit as Congress nears recess

Expanded child tax credit enacted as part of American Rescue Plan through 2021 provided $250 to $300 per child every month to families

By: - September 22, 2022 2:19 pm
The Rev. Dr. William Barber,

The Rev. Dr. William Barber, co-chairman of the Poor People’s Campaign, speaks at a briefing on Capitol Hill on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022. (Ariana Figueroa/States Newsroom)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.