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Testimony: Poverty and the Safety Net

By Sarah Bohn

Feb 27, 2014 ... Most important, the California Poverty Measure uses higher thresholds than the official poverty measure does—that is, a higher poverty line.

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Is California the Poorest State?

By Caroline Danielson, Sarah Bohn

Sep 29, 2014 ... Some basic information on measuring poverty should help clarify the statistics: The “official” poverty measure. This is based in a 1960s-era ...

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Examining the Federal EITC’s Impact on Poverty

By Tess Thorman, Caroline Danielson, Sarah Bohn

Jan 25, 2018 ... This reduction in poverty makes the EITC nearly comparable to CalFresh ... PPIC recently released data showing poverty rates, poverty ...

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High Poverty Rate Persists

By Caroline Danielson, Sarah Bohn

Jun 10, 2015 ... Although the state's economy has rebounded, the latest poverty statistics suggest there's been little improvement in the share of ...


Reducing Child Poverty in California

For some less populous counties, poverty rates cannot be calculated individually; those counties are grouped. Income ranges reflect poverty thresholds for a ...