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Briefing: Improving Tax Credits for New Mothers and Reducing Marriage Penalties for Low-Income Americans

Institute for Women's Policy Research

Thursday, March 27, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM (EDT)

Washington, DC

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The briefing will include experts from a range of perspectives to discuss different proposals on how to make adjustments to the tax system that would better the lives of new mothers and low-income families.

 

Opening Remarks:

Congressman Thomas E. Petri (WI-06), sponsor, “Making Work and Marriage Pay Act of 2013”

 

Panelists:

  • Elaine Maag, Senior Research Associate, Tax Policy Center, Urban Institute
  • Isabel Sawhill, Ph.D., Co-Director, Center on Children and Families and Senior Fellow, Economic Studies, Brookings Institution
  • Robert Cherry, Ph.D., Professor of Economics, GRAD Center and Brooklyn College, City University of New York
  • Christine Kim, Policy Analyst, The Heritage Foundation
  • Shawn Fremstad, Senior Research Associate, Center for Economic and Policy Research

Moderator:

Heidi Hartmann, Ph.D., President, Institute for Women’s Policy Research

 

Questions? Contact Mallory Mpare at mpare@iwpr.org, or call 202-785-5100

Have questions about Briefing: Improving Tax Credits for New Mothers and Reducing Marriage Penalties for Low-Income Americans? Contact Institute for Women's Policy Research

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Rayburn House Office Buidling
Room #2175, House Education and Workforce Committee Room
45 Independence Ave SW,
Washington, DC 20515

Thursday, March 27, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM (EDT)


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