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Danziger says Obama's job package will help address poverty in Michigan

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"Michigan poverty rate hits 15.5 percent; U of M public policy prof says 'Pass Obama's jobs bill'" - Mlive.com. 09/13/2011.

In response to the recent Census Bureau report on rising levels of poverty, Sheldon Danziger says: "If Congress doesn't pass the American Jobs Act proposed last week by the President and if it begins to cut back on the programs that benefit the working poor and the unemployed, the situation will get even worse."

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