According to the Children’s Medical Center annual snapshot of local children’s health, “Beyond ABC: Assessing Children’s Health in Dallas County,” nearly a third of the children in Dallas County live in poverty.
Starting November first, people enrolled in the government’s Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, commonly known as food stamps, will see a reduction in monthly benefits.
Texas weathered the 2008 recession better than most states, but the state’s median income remains below 2000 levels, and the poverty and uninsured rates remain high, according to U.S. Census Bureau data released Thursday.
Texas continues to have the highest rate in the country of people without health insurance and ranks among the top-10 highest in poverty.
Mitt Romney, if you want to talk about mooches and freeloaders that take advantage of the system then grow a spine and show America your tax returns. Let’s see what you really pay as a percentage. Let’s see what deductions you take. Let’s see how addicted to federal benefits you are.
The Dallas chapter of the NAACP wants to stop seeing low income Texans pumping money into the state lottery by putting it out of business
Texas has the second-highest birth rate in the nation and more than 25 percent of those children live in poverty.
Modern-day photographer Steve Liss has taken 43 TIME magazine covers. However, his latest subjects are a group that’s moved out of the spotlight: the 50 million Americans, millions of those Texans, who live in poverty.
Texans politicians like to tout the state’s economic growth, but more and more Texans are finding themselves teetering on the edge of poverty.
According to a new report, the number of Dallas County children living below the poverty line is enough to fill Cowboys Stadium – more than twice!
Nearly one-third of Dallas County children live in poverty. But just last week, the City of Dallas declared that it would be a ‘no kid hungry’ zone.
According to new census numbers, 49 million Americans are now at the poverty level and tens of thousands of them live in North Texas.