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When the national healthcare law takes full effect next year, millions of Americans risk disrupted health coverage because of common life events: getting married or divorced, having children or taking on a second job. As their family incomes change,...
Bucking longstanding patterns in the United States, more poor people now live in the nation's suburbs than in urban areas, according to a new analysis. As poverty mounted throughout the nation over the past decade, the number of poor people living in...
The Hartford CourantMetro Hartford's suburbs have among the lowest poverty rates of the largest 100 U.S. urban areas and is in the middle of the pack in growth of suburban poverty, a new report shows. But the region, which includes Hartford, Middlesex and Tolland counties,...
Reuters* Recession has lasted almost two years * 8.6 mln live in seriously deprived families -ISTAT ROME, May 22 (Reuters) - Millions of Italians cannot afford to heat their homes properly or eat meat as their country is racked by recession and soaring...
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ReutersROME (Reuters) - Millions of Italians cannot afford to heat their homes properly or eat meat as their country is racked by recession and soaring unemployment, said a report which found the number of people considered seriously deprived had doubled in...
Tags: Italy, Politics, National Government, Government, Social Issues
The Sun's argument that Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake should veto Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young's local hiring bill is quite weak on a number of fronts ("Noble but flawed," May 15). First, The Sun argues that if challenged, the proposed law...
A couple years back my wife and I visited San Francisco, and forgetting how cold that city can be I neglected to bring a light windbreaker. My problem was solved by a street vendor at Fisherman's Wharf who sold me a jacket for eighteen bucks. I still wear...
As South Side and south suburban Chicago Transit Authority riders figure out the best way to get to work and other activities Monday without Red Line Dan Ryan service, a new analysis shows that the CTA's fare increases for one-day and seven-day passes...
ReutersWASHINGTON, May 20 (Reuters) - The number of people living in poverty in U.S. suburbs surpassed the number of poor in cities over the past decade, driven by strong growth in overall suburban populations, according to an analysis released on Monday. The...
Once considered the definition of the middle-class American dream, the suburbs are now home to a larger, faster-growing poor population than urban areas, according to a new analysis. During the 2000s, the number of poor living in U.S. suburbs grew by 64...
More people live in poverty in Baltimore's suburbs than in the city itself, part of a nationwide shift that is challenging the largely urban assistance network built up over decades. Suburban poverty in the Baltimore area grew 58 percent between 2000 and...
WASHINGTON — Republican opposition in many statehouses to expanding Medicaid next year under President Obama's healthcare law — opposition that could leave millions of the nation's poorest residents without insurance coverage — will...
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