House OKs Child Tax Credit The Republican-run House approves legislation expanding eligibility for increased child tax credits to both lower-income and upper-income families. But the House bill costs much more than one passed last week by the Senate, and it does not pay out the tax refunds to low-income families until 2004. NPR's David Welna reports.
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House Approves Child Tax Credit

The Republican-run House approves legislation expanding eligibility for increased child tax credits to both lower-income and upper-income families. But the House bill costs much more than one passed last week by the Senate, and it does not pay out the tax refunds to low-income families until 2004. NPR's David Welna reports.