The U.S. Census Bureau today released new data on poverty in 2011. Just looking at these headline numbers, however, misses some of the most important things the data tells us about growing income inequality, the state of the middle-class and more.Visit link →
Today the Half in Ten Campaign sent a letter to the House of Representatives urging their support for the Local Jobs for America Act, sponsored by Rep. George Miller (D-CA). The campaign worked with our partners in the Jobs for America Now coalition to build support across the country for this crucial piece of legislation. The bill would provide funding to state and local governments, small businesses, and community organizations to create more than 1 million jobs over the next two years.