What Build Back Better Act Could Mean for the District's Families

It appears that after months of negotiations, Democrats in Congress may be poised to pass President Biden’s Build Back Better Act. Here's what it means for the District's children, youth, and families. 


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The Child Tax Credit in the American Rescue Plan provides the largest Child Tax Credit ever and historic relief to the most working families ever.

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