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Stacy Dean on the New USDA Report on Hunger

Stacy Dean Photo Even before the current economic downturn, some 13 million households, containing 36.2 million people, lacked access to adequate food at some point in 2007 because they didn’t have enough money for groceries, according to today’s release."

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Policy Points

Updated November 12, 2008

States in Trouble Due To Economic Downturn

The weak economy is generating great fiscal distress among states. This Policy Points provides a snapshot of the budget shortfalls, weak revenues and other indicators of this distress.

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Audio Presentations:
Examining the New 2007 Census Data on Poverty, Income, and Health Insurance Coverage

Highlights of Broadcast Coverage of CBPP/EPI Income Inequality Report
Commemorating the Center's 25th Anniversary
Tribute to Richard W. Boone
Making America Stronger: U.S. Food Stamp Program
The Real Story Behind TABOR


Federal Budget Outlook
Hurricane Katrina and The Federal Budget
Putting Tax Cuts Into Context
Issues Surround the Repeal of the Estate Tax: Impact of Repeal vs. Reform

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