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Child tax credit should boost working families, Treasury Secretary Yellen says

PBS, 16 Jul 2021
Critics say monthly child tax credit payments, now available for more than 35 million American families, could discourage people from working, but Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen disagrees. The credit can help parents play for childcare to enable them to work, she says. Yellen spoke with Judy Woodruff about the expanded credit, Biden’s infrastructure spending and health of the U.S. economy.

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