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United States: Senators Mitt Romney and Michael Bennet plan an unconditional child benefit

US Senators Michael Bennet (left) and Mitt Romney (right) On Sunday, the 15th of December 2019, Republican Senator Mitt Romney and Democrat Senator Michael Bennet presented a plan to establish an unconditional child benefit cash transfer in the United States. Under this plan, all parents get an unconditional benefit of US$ 1500 per year per child under 6 years pf

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CANADA: Canada’s new Child Benefit grows towards universality and basic needs coverage

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has recently announced a revamped Child Benefit program, as reported by Tania Kohut on Canada Global News. This new program replaces the Canada Child Tax Benefit, Universal Child Care Benefit and income splitting.   According to Trudeau’s government, this new program will cover nine out of ten families with children, and will be targeted to

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