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Sen. Joe Manchin helped kill the expanded child tax credit. Now, more West Virginia kids are living in poverty.

A quarter of West Virginia’s children are living in poverty thanks in part to the actions of Democratic West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin, who repeatedly stymied federal legislation to extend the expanded child tax credit. The program provided monthly cash payments to families of over 300,000 kids in the state in 2021. West Virginia’s child […]