Brianna Walker Brent, Treasury Department And Jennifer Bracelet discussed on AP News Radio

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Monthly payments for low income families from the expanded child tax credit are starting to arrive the treasury department estimates that over thirty five billion families are receiving payments averaging four hundred twenty three dollars in July as part of the expanded child tax credit part of president binds one point nine trillion dollar corona virus relief package it was great I immediately paid my rent which was late Brianna Walker Brent we do Hampshire is taking care of three children and took custody of two siblings last year it's going back into the day care it's going into the food it's going to the grocery store Jennifer bracelet share is the director of the daycare that Walker's children tend to not feeling quite so like they're living on the edge one study from the center on poverty and social policy at Columbia University estimates the payments could cut child poverty by forty five percent they're also a test of sorts president

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