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January 14, 2022

West Virginians Beg Joe Manchin to Extend Child Tax Credit as Checks End: ‘We Need Help’

Newsweek, Ceng News – Senator Joe Manchin is facing pressure from local leaders and parents to take action to extend the child tax credit. Read the full article.

Gathered at the West Virginia State Capitol on Friday, advocates stood holding signs featuring testimonials from parents as well posters reading “Child Checks Keep Families Afloat” and “We Can’t Wait for Care.”

“We need help that the expanded child tax credit can provide to us, and I’m begging for Washington, D.C., for Senator Manchin to hear us,” Kristen Olsen, a mother and educator, said from the lectern on the steps of the Capitol.

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