The Alliance for Early Success has released an inventory of state policies that impact family economic security. It is designed to spark ideas for state policymakers and will be updated periodically as additional policies are enacted.
“According to some measures, child poverty fell nearly 60 percent between 1996 and 2019. Then came a pandemic that threatened families’ economic security anew – and some families more than others. As we face the coming cliff when federal rescue and relief dollars will run out, what policy levers do states have to support families’ economic security and extend the declines in child poverty that have been achieved?”