The Urban Institute has published a new paper, “Economic Security in Children’s Lives,” which analyzes these issues by exploring how children’s circumstances changed between 2007 and 2010.
An Urban Institute study shows that the share of children living in families with 3 economic insecurity indicators increased from 28% in 2007 to 34% in 2010.
A very real potential effect is that poor families who rely on aid through the TANF could lose their job training funding and child care subsidies.
Congressmen Frank LoBiondo and Chris Smith joined all the Democratic members of the NJ House Delegation in opposing a $40B cut in food stamps over the next decade.
Nearly 65 percent of Camden residents lived in poverty, and 79 percent of children lived in poverty. Poverty topped 50 percent in Passaic, Lakewood, Paterson, Trenton and Newark.