Child Poverty

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Name: Child Poverty
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US policies blamed for rising poverty

An American political commentator says policymakers in Washington have caused poverty deteriorated in the country in the past decades. One of the wrong policies was that the government “created an economy of underclass by creating a common welfare state”, ... [Published Press tv - 1 hour ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

WI child poverty up, teen pregnancy down, according to study

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) - A new study released on kids' health, poverty and teen pregnancy rates, show signs of progress and concern for some.According to the Kids Count Data Center, Wisconsin's child poverty rate rose more than four percent from 2008 ... [Published WEAU - 9 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 3 reports

Bread for the World Urges House to Reject Bill that Threatens to Increase Child Poverty

"The child tax credit is one of our country's key anti-poverty programs," said Amelia KeganIn 2009, Congress made the CTC available to low-income working families, enabling them to begin to receive part of the credit once earnings reached $3,000The bill ... [Published Pettinga Financial Advisors - 15 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Our view: Children's future

By Jacksonville Journal-Courier, Ill. McClatchy-Tribune Information ServicesJuly 24 --Somewhere along the road to post-recession recovery, it appears Illinois stumbled and fell behind.Although not out of line with many other Midwestern states, Illinois ... [Published Insurance News Net - 15 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 3 reports

High cost of GP visits still a barrier for older children

Free doctor's visits should be extended to all children under 18 as GP charges are a significant barrier for low income families, says Child Poverty Action Group. ... [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - Jul 24 2014]
Entities: Child Poverty, Action
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Editorial: Arkansas Needs More Forward Steps For Child Well-Being

Two steps forward, one step back — that’s what we thought when we saw the results of the annual Kids Count Data Book that rank Arkansas as the 41st state in child well-being.A year ago, Arkansas moved up two spots from 42nd to 40th, which prompted Gov. ... [Published Southwest Times Record - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

More Illinois Kids Living In Poverty

SPRINGFIELD - The child poverty rate in Champaign County rose four percent between 2006 - 2011. But numbers continue to rise in all parts of the state.The Illinois Kids Count report for this year shows that the statewide child poverty rate rose from 17 ... [Published MyStateLine.com - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Report: CT child poverty up 50 percent since 1990

The number of Connecticut children living below the poverty line has increased 50 percent over the past 25 years, according to a report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.More than 40 percent of youths in the state are living with families that spend 30 ... [Published Hartford Business Journal - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

‘It’s about what is best for children’

ACTION to reduce child poverty should be a top priority for the Government, say leaders of the Anglican Church here.Delegates at the Anglican Eastland Regional Conference here at the weekend are challenging political parties to work together to legislate ... [Published Gisborne Herald - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

1 in 5 youth in poverty, report shows ; New data indicate number higher than before the recession

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen; Celia Llopis-Jepsen celia.llopisjepsen@cjonline.com Proquest LLCChild poverty in Kansas remains higher than before the recession, a new report said Tuesday, prompting concern from child advocates.In its annual state-by-state study ... [Published Insurance News Net - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Report: Child poverty in Connecticut increased 50 percent since 1990

Poverty among children living in Connecticut has increased by 50 percent since the Annie E. Casey Foundation began keeping track in 1990, according to an annual report from the foundation.The sobering statistic was amongst a mixed bag of good and bad ... [Published New Haven Register - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Child Poverty Rates Up Throughout Lower Shore

WICOMICO CO., Md. - More and more Lower Shore children are living well below the poverty line.According to Advocates for Children and Youth in this year's KIDS COUNT Data Book, 24 percent of kids in Wicomico County, 31 percent in Dorchester County and ... [Published WMDT ABC-47 - Jul 23 2014]

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"The [American] people, who don’t work and haven’t worked and are never going to work and now they are on the third and fourth and fifth generation, they are passing along this multi-generational welfare mentality,” he said."
"Both have British Retail Consortium “A” grade food standards certifications, based on a number of announced and unannounced visits.’"
"Tax credits help working families make ends meet so they can provide for their families" Kegan added. "This reverse Robin Hood
"Tax credits help working families make ends meet so they can provide for their families," Kegan added. "This reverse Robin Hood -style policy stands to send more than six million children into poverty or deeper into poverty while those with more resources claim additional benefits."

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To Fight Inequality, Blue States Need To Shift ... [Published Newgeography.com - Economic, demographic, and p ... - 3 hours ago]
WI child poverty up, teen pregnancy down, accor... [Published WEAU - 9 hours ago]
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Letters, Thursday, July 24, 2014 [Published Sunderland Echo - 15 hours ago]
Bread for the World Urges House to Reject Bill ... [Published Pettinga Financial Advisors - 15 hours ago]
Bread for the World Urges House to Reject Bill ... [Published Good Day Sacramento - 15 hours ago]
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Our view: Children's future [Published Insurance News Net - 15 hours ago]
Principals unimpressed by statistics [Published Southland Times - 16 hours ago]
Paul Ryan’s New Poverty Proposal Would Have Gov... [Published Think Progress - 16 hours ago]
Coronado City Overspending Swindles Future Gene... [Published La Mesa Patch - 16 hours ago]
Kids Count report ranks Nebraska in top five fo... [Published KHAS-TV - 16 hours ago]
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Major children’s charities to join forces on ea... [Published Children & Young People Now - 17 hours ago]
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London's 'amoral' tech elite is driving inequality [Published Wired.co.uk - 18 hours ago]
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To Fight Inequality, Blue States Need To Shift ... [Published Newgeography.com - Economic, demographic, and p ... - 3 hours ago]
In the coming election, we will hear much, particularly from progressives, about inequality, poverty and racism. We already can see this in the pages of mainstream media, with increased calls for reparations for African-Americans , legalizing undocumented ...
Bread for the World Urges House to Reject Bill ... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - 15 hours ago]
WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bread for the World urges the House of Representatives to not pass a bill that would increase child poverty. Deemed a "reverse Robin Hood bill," H.R. 4935 threatens to take child tax credit (CTC) benefits ...
Paul Ryan’s New Poverty Proposal Would Have Gov... [Published Think Progress - 16 hours ago]
House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) CREDIT: AP Photo/Susan Walsh On Thursday, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) released his much-anticipated proposal for reforming the way the federal government tries to alleviate poverty. The core part of ...
High cost of GP visits still a barrier for olde... [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - Jul 24 2014]
Free doctor's visits should be extended to all children under 18 as GP charges are a significant barrier for low income families, says Child Poverty Action Group. ...
High cost of GP visits still a barrier for olde... [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - Jul 24 2014]
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