More Chidren Live In Poverty Now Than During Crisis
As USA Today reports,
About 22% of children in the U.S. lived below the poverty line in 2013, compared with 18% in 2008, the foundation's 2015 Kids Count Data Book reported. In 2013, the U.S. Department of Human and Health Service's official poverty line was $23,624 for a family with two adults and two children.
For all the back-patting exuberance over manipulated record high stock prices and record periods of illusory job gains, it appears the administration and its Obamanomics forgot one important thing - the children! As USA Today reports, a higher percentage of children live in poverty now than did during the Great Recession, according to a new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation released Tuesday.
"Where you grew up is similar to where you end up when you're an adult," Bloome said. "That helps perpetuate racial segregation."
Obamanomics? More Chidren Live In Poverty Now Than During Crisis