Census Poverty Data 2015

September 15, 2016

Sept. 15: Poverty and inequality in Louisiana

The poverty rate in Louisiana for adults and children remained unacceptably high in 2015 even as other states saw significant improvements. New U.S. Census data released Thursday also show that Louisiana continues to have one of the highest rates of income inequality in the United States.
September 14, 2016

Sept. 14: Candidates need anti-poverty agenda

New U.S. Census data on poverty provides an opportunity for both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump to have a deeper discussion about how to maintain and enhance anti-poverty programs that are proven to work.