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April 16, 2019
DURHAM, N.H.—The number of people living in poverty would be significantly higher without the combination of five government programs—Social Security, disability benefits, federal and state cash assistance, the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), according to new research by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. The five programs combined keep 11.5% of rural and 7.6% of urban residents out of poverty, the... - Read Full Article

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