LATEST SENATOR CASEY
Lately, being a family with a low income feels like trying to survive an avalanche.There are 45 million people in America living in poverty in the United States, and 42 million are living in the shadow of hunger. All are struggling to make ends meet and working hard to make it ahead.
But avalanches keep pushing downhill. Even standing in one spot is difficult and dangerous. This is the reality for people living on low incomes in the United States, constantly having to adjust, dodging and jumping over obstacles such as cuts to housing assistance, nutrition programs and health care as they come hurtling downhill. A hot or cold month means that high utility bills will cut into grocery money for the month. An overdraft fee from the bank means $20 fewer for kid’s prescriptions.
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