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Right now, Congress has before it two major tax policy changes: One would give a tax break to wealthy tech and other corporations, while the other would help hundreds of thousands of West Virginia families and parents of kids across the country make ends meet during a time of rising prices.

Corporate lobbyists are pushing hard, and gaining some traction, for the corporate tax cut to be enacted, while support for families that would put an entire generation of kids on an upward trajectory is stalled in Congress. Let’s be clear: Congress should not prioritize corporate tax interests above children and families.

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Kelly Allen is executive director of the West Virginia Center on Budget & Policy.

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