Spending Priorities

Spending Priorities

In its annual poverty report, the Census includes a table that few take note of which actually details by how much families are below the poverty line. In 2012, the number was $175.3 billion, 1% of GDP. That is how many dollars it would take to bring every person in the U.S. up to the poverty line.

On PolicyShop: How Much Money Would It Take to Eliminate U.S. Poverty?