Ilhan Omar, a Democratic lawmaker from Minnesota, has backed a pair of bills that will help ordinary Americans. She advocated for a universal income floor and the permanent continuation of the increased child tax credit (CTC) in an op-ed published on April 9. She also brought up the SUPPORT Act, which, over a five-year period, could offer $1,200 monthly to every adult and $600 monthly to every kid in the form of cash payments. Together with two other representatives, Omar has presented the End Child Poverty Act, which proposes a Universal Child Benefit to replace the CTC and the child provisions of the earned income tax credit (EITC). There would be no eligibility requirements or income caps for this program. The Social Security Administration would send a monthly stipend to every household for every kid they are currently caring for up to the age of 18. The legislation was motivated by a proposal from Minnesota for a similar state child tax benefit. Under the plan, every child in a family with an annual income of less than $50,000 would get $1,000. The $3.9 billion in payments that will go to around 2.5 million Minnesota families may begin coming as soon as the beginning of September. The child and dependent care credit would be increased to aid families with daycare costs. Some people like Omar’s ideas, but they don’t have the backing of the majority just yet. More support for struggling families is still possible, though, as discussions regarding more aid continue. Omar thinks that if Congress passed the End Child Poverty Act, it would assist millions of families pay for necessities like food, housing, daycare, and medical care, therefore reducing children poverty by roughly two-thirds.