August 18, 2011

Job Cuts In Government Is Found To Hurt Cities

A recent Brookings Institution report found that 14 of 20 metro areas have performed worse since government job cuts began.
October 6, 2010

Poverty Reports Released Show an Increase in America’s Poor

They are considered to be the “newly poor.”  This is the 4.8 million people in America who joined the poverty rank last year.  In America, to be considered poor,  an individual must have made less than $22,000 in annual income for a family of four.  Americans who hadn’t quite reached the middle class yet who were above the poverty line, are now experiencing poverty, as the US unemployment rate remains stagnant above 9 percent.  The […]