U.S. poverty rate drops for third consecutive year – CBS News
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the supplemental poverty measure rate decreased to 7.8% in 2021 — and the child poverty rate fell to an all-time low. Mark Rank, a professor of social welfare at Washington University in St. Louis, joins John Dickerson on “Prime Time” to discuss what’s behind the trend.
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