Shaefer applauds direct payments to address poverty

October 20, 2021 NC Policy Watch

“There’s a question of what we do during severe recessions: What we did [during the pandemic] worked, and it worked better than anything we’ve ever done before,” Luke Shaefer told NC Policy Watch. “… If we ever wondered if the well-being of families is sensitive to money in their pockets, I don’t think we ever have to wonder that again because the results are so clear and simple,” he added.