From Cradle to Grave, Democrats Move to Expand Social Safety Net

September 07, 2021

When that parent is ready to return to work, expanded funding for child care would kick in to help cover day care costs.Besides, in the longstanding struggle to balance economic growth against equality and equity, Democrats are ready to shift toward the latter.The expanded child tax credit has begun to provide monthly checks of up to $300 per child to millions of families, but is slated to expire in 2022.The same goes for the Child and Dependent Care Credit, which now offers up to $8,000 in child care expenses but also expires in a year.The post From Cradle to Grave, Democrats Move to Expand Social Safety Net appeared first on New York Times.