Kochs Partner With 'Primetime' Sanders To Fight PovertyRetired football star Deion Sanders is partnering with the conservative Koch brothers to help fight poverty in Texas.
Texas Improves To 41st Nationally In Child Well-Being ReportA much-watched annual report shows Texas making slight improvements but still remaining among the 10 worst states to be a kid.
Price, Other US Mayors Unified On Battling PovertyFort Worth Mayor Betsy Price said mayors understand the importance of putting the divisive election behind and working with the incoming administration to tackle poverty and other urban issues.
Dallas Boutique Making Christmas Brighter For 100's Of KidsA new boutique in Dallas is spending the day helping Santa with a little gift giving. Workers at the store are busy trying to make Christmas brighter for hundreds of North Texas kids.
South Dallas: Looking Past Poverty To See ProgressYoung, educated and flush with options, college professor Baranda Fermin could have bought a home anywhere but she chose South Dallas.
More Grandparents Taking On Parental Role For GrandchildrenNationwide, there are 2.7 million grandparents raising grandchildren, and about one-fifth have incomes that fall below the poverty line.
Why Are Families Leaving Dallas For Suburbs?Embrace an urban lifestyle or trade it all in for the suburbs? It is an age-old debate, and the City of Dallas on Wednesday will take a major step toward keeping families in the Big D.
Texas' Unemployment Rate Fell To 5.2 Percent In AprilUnemployment rates fell in nearly all U.S. states last month, and half the states now have rates below 6 percent. The figures are a sign of widespread, if slow, improvement in the nation's job market.
Rewards In Social Services Are Linked To Higher Education In DallasHigher education has allowed Lisa Ciminelli to get to where she is today, as assistant vice president of neighbor support services at CitySquare.
Quality Of Life Report: Nearly 1/3 Of Dallas Co. Kids Live In PovertyAccording 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.
Less Money In The Pot For Families On Food StampsStarting November first, people enrolled in the government’s Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, commonly known as food stamps, will see a reduction in monthly benefits.
Income & Poverty In Texas Still Not RecoveredTexas 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.