Restoring simple tax credit to jumpstart economy, buoy low-to-middle-class families has eluded Christie | Opinion

June 2, 2015

by William M. Rodgers III is Professor of Public Policy and Chief Economist at the Heldrich Center for Workforce Development, Rutgers University.

Several weeks ago, I discussed how the jump in the state’s child poverty rate from 2009 to 2013 is due to Gov. Chris Christie’s decision in 2009 to cut the state’s Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) from 25 percent of the federal EITC to 20 percent.

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