BEYOND THE NUMBERS
In Case You Missed It...
This week at CBPP, we focused on health care, poverty and inequality, and Social Security.
- On health care, Jesse Cross-Call marked Alaska becoming the 29th state (plus the District of Columbia) to expand Medicaid as part of health reform.
- On poverty and inequality, we issued a new chart book on the accomplishments of the safety net, which Danilo Trisi highlighted.
- On Social Security, Kathleen Romig warned that a Disability Insurance benefit offset could harm beneficiaries and discourage work.
CBPP’s Chart of the Week: Correcting for Underreporting Reveals Larger Anti-Poverty Impact for Safety Net Programs
A variety of news outlets featured CBPP’s work and experts recently. Here are some highlights:
New Research Documents Growth of Poverty
September 3, 2015
Selling plasma to survive: how over a million American families live on $2 per day
September 2, 2015
The surging ranks of America's ultrapoor
August 31, 2015