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WASHINGTON - Even with a robust economy that was adding jobs last year, the number of Americans who fell into poverty rose to 37 million - up 1.1 million from 2003 - according to Census Bureau figures released Tuesday.
WASHINGTON - Poverty rose and income levels declined in 2002 for the second straight year as the nation's economy continued struggling after the first recession in a decade, the Census Bureau reported Friday.
Gilbert has the nation’s second-lowest percentage of residents living in poverty for municipalities of more than 100,000 people, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report on poverty.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The ranks of America's poor are on track to climb to levels unseen in nearly half a century, erasing gains from the war on poverty in the 1960s amid a weak economy and fraying government safety net.
More than one out of five Arizonans live in poverty, a figure higher than anywhere else in the nation except for Mississippi.
WASHINGTON - The number of Americans living in poverty increased by 1.3 million last year, while the ranks of the uninsured swelled by 1.4 million, the Census Bureau reported Thursday.
The good news is businesses in west Mesa will be eligible for some tax breaks from the state if the City Council votes next week to create an enterprise zone in the area.
October 1, 2004
Mountain Pointe High School is benefitting from additional funding which is going toward supplemental academic programs due to their classification as a Title I school
Every year, thousands of East Valley residents fail to claim the federal earned income tax credit, therefore robbing themselves of what could be thousands of dollars in extra income.
Gov. Janet Napolitano has for now dropped her plans to borrow $400 million for new school construction.
ROME (AP) — The global financial meltdown has pushed the ranks of the world's hungry to a record 1 billion, a grim milestone that poses a threat to peace and security, U.N. food officials said Friday.
When my neighbor, who operates a small business, had a stroke, the first thing that came to mind as paramedics wheeled him away was, "Does he have health insurance?"
United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. - THE PRESIDENT: Thank you all. Mr. Speaker, Vice President Cheney, members of Congress, members of the Supreme Court and diplomatic corps, distinguished guests, and fellow citizens: Today our nation lost a beloved, graceful, courageous woman who called America to its founding ideals and carried on a noble dream.