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Sheldon H. Danziger

Danziger says Census Bureau report on poverty rates less dire than expected

a PSC In The News reference, 2010

"USA's poverty rate reaches highest level in 51 years" - USA Today. 09/17/2010.

The latest data from the Census Bureau shows falling income and rising poverty rates. But Sheldon Danziger says "The good news is there's less bad news than we thought," largely because of federal stimulus law.

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Sheldon H. Danziger

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