Stimulus Too Little, Too Late? U.S. Poverty in Record Surge

September 2010
America;9/27/2010, Vol. 203 Issue 7, p8
The article focuses on the increasing rate of poverty in the U.S. It states that the concerns were raised on the impact of the 787 billion dollars economic stimulus package of U.S. President Barack Obama. It says that new poverty figures were used by the Republicans to promote deficit reduction and tax cuts to address economic crisis and adds that the stimulus was not an effective strategy. It mentions that there has been a little political interest to promote more government funded programs.


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