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May 9, 2022

Rising Inflation Redefines the Parameters of Poverty

The recent surge in inflation is making things worse for “a much larger number of people than one might think,” Urban Investment Strategies Center Director Jim Johnson tells The News & Observer. Johnson is one of many experts nationwide who think the calculation of the federal poverty line should be updated to incorporate location, age of children and expenses beyond food.


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