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The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities is one of the nation's premier policy organizations working at the federal and state levels on fiscal policy and public programs that affect low- and moderate-income families and individuals. The Center's podcasts feature policy experts who provide updates and background on key issues in the news. Additional audio and video can be found at http://www.cbpp.org/multimedia

The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities is one of the nation's premier policy organizations working at the federal and state levels on fiscal policy and public programs that affect low- and moderate-income families and individuals. The Center's podcasts feature policy experts who provide updates and background on key issues in the news. Additional audio and video can be found at http://www.cbpp.org/multimedia
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The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities is one of the nation's premier policy organizations working at the federal and state levels on fiscal policy and public programs that affect low- and moderate-income families and individuals. The Center's podcasts feature policy experts who provide updates and background on key issues in the news. Additional audio and video can be found at http://www.cbpp.org/multimedia

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Episodes

The Effect of Chairman Ryan's Radical Budget Plan on Medicare

4/13/2011
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Paul Van de Water, Senior Fellow, discusses how Chairman Paul Ryan's budget plan would affect Medicare.

Duration:00:04:22

Governors Budgets Proposals: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

4/5/2011
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Erica Williams, Policy Analyst with the Center's State Fiscal Project discusses how proposed budgets put forth by many governors would greatly harm their states residents.

Duration:00:03:16

Radical Medicaid Proposals Could Add Millions to Ranks of Uninsured

3/24/2011
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Edwin Park, Vice President for Health Policy, discusses how Medicaid block grant proposals would harm seniors, children, and people with disabilities, as well as states.

Duration:00:04:59

Basic Facts About State and Local Workers

3/17/2011
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Liz McNichol, Senior Fellow with the Center's State Fiscal Project discusses the facts about state and local workers: who they are, what they do, and how their pay compares to their private sector counterparts.

Duration:00:03:37

Improving the Delivery of Key Work Supports at this Critical Moment

3/8/2011
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Stacy Dean, Vice President for Food Assistance Policy, and Dottie Rosenbaum, Senior Analyst, discuss the Work Support Strategies Initiative and their report on improving the delivery of key services to needy families.

Duration:00:08:36

The February Unemployment Report and What It Means for the Economy

3/4/2011
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The jobs report for February is discussed by Chief Economist, Chad Stone.

Duration:00:02:46

Tax Cuts Worsening Wisconsin's Budget Problems

3/1/2011
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Nick Johnson, Vice President for State Fiscal Policy discusses the budget situation in Wisconsin.

Duration:00:04:18

Examining the President's Budget Proposal for Fiscal Year 2012

2/16/2011
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James Horney, the Center's Vice President for Federal Fiscal Policy, discusses the President's budget proposal for fiscal year 2012.

Duration:00:04:29

Troubling Trends in Governors' Budget Proposals

2/8/2011
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Erica Williams, policy analyst with the Center's State Fiscal Project, discusses troubling trends in governors' new budget proposals.

Duration:00:04:16

CBPP on January Jobs Report

2/4/2011
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The jobs report for January is discussed by Chief Economist, Chad Stone.

Duration:00:03:07

The Commerce Department's Report on GDP and What It Means for the Economy and Job Creation

2/1/2011
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Chad Stone, the Center's Chief Economist, discusses what the Commerce Department's new report on gross domestic product means for the economy and job creation.

Duration:00:03:12

Misunderstandings About State Debt and Pensions Create Unnecessary Alarm

1/25/2011
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Senior advisor Iris Lav discusses misconceptions concerning bond debt, pensions and other challenges facing states.

Duration:00:04:42

Debunking False Claims About Health Reform's Impact on Jobs and the Deficit

1/18/2011
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Senior Fellow Paul Van de Water discusses myths about health reform's impact on jobs and the deficit.

Duration:00:03:57

The Impact of the New Budget Rules in the US House of Representatives

1/11/2011
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Jim Horney, the Center's Director of Federal Fiscal Policy, discusses the new budget rules in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Duration:00:03:46

CBPP on December Jobs Report

1/7/2011
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The jobs report for December is discussed by Chief Economist, Chad Stone.

Duration:00:03:28

Rising Need, Falling Funding for TANF Program

12/21/2010
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Director of the Center's Welfare Reform and Income Support Division, Dr. LaDonna Pavetti, talks about cuts to the safety net despite the rising need among our most vulnerable citizens.

Duration:00:04:43

The Recovery Act is Boosting the Economy

12/14/2010
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Michael Leachman, Assistant Director of the Center's State Fiscal Project, discusses the latest information showing that the Recovery Act is creating jobs and boosting the economy.

Duration:00:03:53

CBPP on November Jobs Report

12/3/2010
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The jobs report for November is discussed by Chief Economist, Chad Stone.

Duration:00:03:57

The Impact of the Expiration of Federal Emergency Unemployment Benefits

11/30/2010
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Chad Stone, the Center's Chief Economist, discusses the expiration of federal emergency unemployment benefits and what it means for millions of jobless workers and the economy.

Duration:00:03:33

Understanding Food Insecurity in the U.S.

11/23/2010
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Senior Policy Analyst Dottie Rosenbaum discusses the findings of the US Department of Agriculture's report on food insecurity that was released last week.

Duration:00:03:46