Poverty fell overall in 2020 as result of massive stimulus checks and unemployment aid, Census Bureau says

Author: Leigh Lynes

Via The Washington Post: “'The federal government responded quickly and significantly. And it’s very clear that those efforts prevented a sharp rise in poverty,' said James Sullivan, an economics professor at the University of Notre Dame. 'The concern is that we would see poverty rise again because we’ve now seen these relief packages expire.'”

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