The U.S. House of Representatives recently took a rare bipartisan vote and overwhelmingly passed the Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act of 2024, which temporarily expands the Child Tax Credit (CTC), giving much-needed support to families and our local economy.
It’s now our senators’ turn to make sure this bill makes it across the finish line!
Expanding the CTC is critical: It allows parents to do things like afford child care so they can work and take care of their families. This legislation would benefit about 16 million children, more than 80% of the roughly 19 million children in families excluded from the full credit because their family incomes are too low.
This bipartisan bill would be a tremendous step toward allowing parents to work, raise their families, and contribute to our economy. Our U.S. senators must pass it immediately!
Jonathan Lusty, Taylorsville