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Results for earned income tax credit

A Simple Fix to Reduce Poverty and Encourage Work
Originally Posted: 07/22/2013 - 3:14pm | Type: Blog

Jesus calls us to help the poor. That is a point that few would debate. One key indicator of our obedience is how we treat the poor and vulnerable among us. Where we fall into debate is how to do it the most e ...

Sister Simone Campbell Visits Bill O'Reilly, Talks Budget
Originally Posted: 08/14/2012 - 10:13am | Type: Blog

Sister Simone Campbell sat down with Fox News' Bill O'Reilly to discuss her organization's push for a faithful budget. Sister Simone Campbell sat down with Fox News ...

Republican Budget is an Immoral Document
Originally Posted: 08/02/2012 - 11:43am | Type: Blog

To reward the rich even more while actually punishing the poor is a direct offense to all of our religious traditions. Editor's Note: The following remarks were given ...

Faith Leaders Tell Congress to 'Get a Conscience'
Originally Posted: 08/01/2012 - 3:35pm | Type: Blog

Faith leaders on Wednesday gathered on Capitol Hill to release a letter calling on Congress to extend the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Child Tax Credit (CTC) — programs aimed at keeping the poor and mos ...