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Time to revamp the federal poverty threshold

May 10, 2007

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According to a study from the Colorado Fiscal Policy Institute (CFPI) (and reported in the Rocky Mountain News), 20% of Colorado families are struggling. Two-thirds of these families are not below the federal poverty line, but are married couples with children where one or both parents are working full time to support the family. While […]