Friday, November 11, 2011

Making Ends Meet in Colorado

by: Public News Service

"The federal government says the national poverty rate is just above 12 percent, which translates into an income of less than $15,000 for a family of two. But Tracey Stewart, manager of the center’s Family Economic Security Program, who worked on the new report, says a family of two in Colorado would need to make at least twice that - and often much more - to afford basic needs such as food, shelter and clothing."

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