Families are struggling to pay bills, to care for themselves and their loved ones, and to afford the basics – with women, households of color, and families with low incomes shouldering the heaviest burdens in the wake of the pandemic and policymakers’ failure to make much-needed public investments. But we can strengthen our economy and support broadly shared prosperity by making the tax code fairer and more progressive, and investing in our people, following the successful model of the Inflation Reduction Act.

Today, the path forward for the Congress is clear: Raise the debt ceiling, without spending cuts or other conditions; raise additional revenues through fairer and more progressive tax policies; and protect IRS funding

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