In an excerpt from "The Fight to Save the Town," the author describes how residents get by in an Oregon county with a declining government.
The report from Robin Hood and Columbia University sheds light on the enduring economic hardship faced by many New Yorkers.
Early studies find that the enhanced credit reduced childhood poverty and food insufficiency.
The Census Bureau's supplemental poverty measure showed a big decline from 2019, despite a year of pandemic-induced economic disruption.
Starting July 15, most parents will get monthly payments for half of the tax credit instead of a lump sum at tax time.
There are 81 no-frills train routes left over from the Mao era to service far-flung areas. Who rides them?
Diaper banks provide free diapers and often other infant supplies to parents who need them. This year, they're busier than ever.
A new study finds that in the least generous states, more families have fallen below the poverty line during the pandemic.
And Mexico doesn't pay unemployment insurance.