Briefing: Improving Tax Credits for New Mothers and Reducing Marriage Penalties for Low-Income Americans
Mar 27, 2014
from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
|Where||Education and the Workforce Committee Room Rayburn House Office Building | Room 2175, Washington, DC|
|Contact Name||Mallory Mpare|
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The Honorable Thomas E. Petri (WI-06), Member of Congress,
along with the Institute for Women’s Policy Research,
hosted a briefing:
“Improving Tax Credits for New Mothers and Reducing
Marriage Penalties for Low-Income Americans”
Thursday, March 27th, 2014 | 10:00 am-11:30 am
Education and the Workforce Committee Room
Rayburn House Office Building | Room 2175
This briefing brought together experts from a range of perspective who discussed different proposals on how to make adjustments to the tax system to better the lives of new mothers and low-income families. To read a summary of the event written by APPAM, click here.
Congressman Thomas E. Petri (WI-06), sponsor, “Making Work and Marriage Pay Act of 2013”
- 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
- Shawn Fremstad, Senior Research Associate, Center for Economic and Policy Research
Heidi Hartmann, Ph.D., President, Institute for Women’s Policy Research
Questions? Contact Mallory Mpare at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 202-785-5100.
The Institute for Women’s Policy Research gratefully acknowledges support from
the Annie E. Casey Foundation for the preparation of this briefing.