Friday, September 11, 2009

Poverty --- Highest in 12 Years

Last Year’s Poverty Rate Was Highest in 12 Years ---
In the recession, the nation’s poverty rate climbed to 13.2 percent last year, up from 12.5 percent in 2007, according to an annual report released Thursday by the Census Bureau. The report also ...documented a decline in employer-provided health insurance and in coverage for adults.
Source: New York Times, By ERIK ECKHOLM, September 10, 2009

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