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Wednesday, September 7, 2011

The poor get poorer

Posted By on Wed, Sep 7, 2011 at 6:46 AM

States are resolving financial problems by cuts in spending on the poor. It will not improve their lot, needless to say. Arkansas is among the states with the sharpest rise in the percentage of children living in poverty even though the state hasn't resorted to some of the cuts other states have made, whether in unemployment support or cash assistance to the poor.

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