Tag Archives: low-income

Poverty in America: Why Can’t We End It?

By Peter Edelman Published: July 28, 2012, New York Times Ronald Reagan famously said, “We fought a war on poverty and poverty won.” With 46 million Americans — 15 percent of the population — now counted as poor, it’s tempting to … Continue reading

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Support Tax Policies that Help Low and Moderate Income Families

From Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children (http://www.papartnerships.org):     Congress is heading back to Washington in September with a number of important issues to resolve. On the top of their agenda are tax policies for low- and moderate-income Americans. As you’re … Continue reading

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Rally to Restore State Supplemental Payments to Vulnerable Pennsylvanians—March 16, Harrisburg

From the Disability Rights Network of Pennsylvania (http://www.drnpa.org):   Stop the Cuts to Pennsylvanians WHO CAN AFFORD IT THE LEAST!   People with Disabilities and older Pennsylvanian’s are facing cuts to their State Supplemental Payments (SSP) unless we make the … Continue reading

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