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Poorest States

These Are America's Poorest States

24/7 Wall St. | Jenny Che | Posted 09.25.2015 | Business

The United States added 3.2 million jobs in 2014, a greater addition to the workforce than in 2013, when 2.3 million jobs were added. At the end of la...

Town Rallies Behind Doctor, 88, Who May Lose License For Treating Poor Patients From His Car

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 01.30.2015 | Impact

A Mississippi community has united in support of a beloved physician whose career is in jeopardy. Dr. Carrol Frazier Landrum, a World War II vetera...

10 States Where Poverty Is Worse Than You Think

24/7 Wall St. | Alexander E.M. Hess and Thomas C. Frohlich | Posted 11.01.2014 | Business

The U.S. federal poverty line has been determined using the same general framework since the mid-1960s. In that time, the official measure has come un...

Pell Grant Changes Hurt Least Educated, Poorest States The Most

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.16.2013 | College

A new study released this week found that changes in eligibility for Pell Grants, designed to help low-income students afford college, have greatly im...

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More Children Now Live In High-Poverty Neighborhoods Than 10 Years Ago

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 02.23.2012 | Business

In the last decade, the number of children living in areas of concentrated poverty grew by 1.6 million, according to a new study released by the Annie...

PHOTOS: The Poorest States In The U.S.

Huffington Post | Nathaniel Cahners Hindman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Great Recession increased poverty in 31 of 50 U.S. states last year, according to data released Tuesday by the Census Bureau. These states, which ...