First Focus on Children submitted the following comment to the Office of Chief Information Officer of the Commerce Department.

Excerpt from the Comment:

For the past three years, the Census Household Pulse survey has been critical to understanding the repercussions of the COVID-19 public health crisis on child health and economic stability, including the impact of relief measures included in the American Rescue Plan Act and other legislation passed by Congress. The Household Pulse Survey continues to be an important tool to gauge how children and their families are faring, and we support including questions that provide additional detail as to how households with children, especially households of color, continue to disproportionately experience material hardship and income volatility.

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