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Biden administration moves to speed aid to renters

The Treasury Department issued new rules meant to make it easier for tenants to gain access to the $46.5 billion in aid

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Biden's effort to combat hunger marks ‘a profound change’

The effort to rush more food assistance to more people is notable both for the scale of its ambition and the variety of its legislative and administrative actions.

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A year of hardship, helped and hindered by Washington

As the virus ravaged jobs last spring, rapid federal action protected millions of people from hardship and showed that government can be a powerful force in reducing poverty.

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