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Governor Newsom Addresses Child Poverty with Tax-Credit, Expanding Public Assistance

52 min
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Governor Gavin Newsom says child poverty in California is a "moral outrage." The state has the highest rate of child poverty in the nation, with one in five kids affected. We'll hear why a state as wealthy as California has so many children living in poverty and how Newsom plans to mitigate the issue.

Guests:

Autumn Burke, assemblywoman representing California State Assembly District 62; chair, Assembly Committee on Revenue and Taxation

Ted Lempert, president, Children Now

Caroline Danielson, senior research fellow, Public Policy Institute of California

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