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National Poverty Center study cited in "Off the charts" blog

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

A National Poverty Center study, "Extreme Poverty in the United States," was cited in a series of blog posts from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. The posts, titled "Under $2 a Day in America," discuss how decreases in public assistance benefits, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), and a proposed increase in the rent paid by families in the federal housing assistance program affect people living in extreme poverty.

[Read the National Poverty Center study]