Last October GLT reported during Sound Ideas that the poverty rate for Mclean County rose six tenths of a point from 2011 to 2012 to 15.7%. The Social Impact Research Center at Heartland Alliance has now unpacked more of the census data used to generate its report on poverty in Illinois. GLT's Charlie Schlenker has more with the Center's Jennifer Clary, an author of the report.
Listen to Sound Ideas tomorrow for another look at the poor in Illinois...examining the credit rating trap and race.
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