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Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity

Counting What Counts: Accurate Data Leads to Effective Policy

Michael Laracy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Laracy

It's time to update the poverty measure. The current U.S. poverty measure is a 1960s creation -- needless to say a lot has changed since then.

"Poverty Off the Political Radar": Is it True?

Elizabeth Rigby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Elizabeth Rigby

I'm not seeking a statement of concern or care. Instead, I am looking for evidence that the Obama administration will be on the offensive, rather than the defensive, on the issue of poverty.