Melissa Boteach and Seth Hanlon detail the links between extending the Bush tax cuts for millionaires last year and House Republicans’ vote to slash nutrition and food assistance to the neediest among us.
Los irresponsables recortes al presupuesto propuestos por los Conservadores en la Cámara perjudicarían la recuperación económica y empeorarían la pobreza e inequidad, escribe Melissa Boteach.
Leticia Miranda, Melissa Boteach, and Katie Wright outline how to fight rising Latino child poverty.
Melissa Boteach argues that Congress should find a different way to pay for the new child nutrition bill.
Video Melissa Boteach and Joy Moses discuss the new poverty data, what we can do to reduce rising poverty, and why it's important to focus on poverty amid other problems.
Los números del Censo publicados ayer reflejan un gran número de personas que viven en la pobreza, escribe Melissa Boteach. El Congreso debe abordar este problema.
Report The Census Bureau release of 2009 income, poverty, and health insurance shows that more families have lost health insurance coverage and have fallen into poverty.
Today’s census numbers show the largest number of people in poverty on record, writes Melissa Boteach. Congress needs to address this problem.
Melissa Boteach describe la campaña Half in Ten y explica por qué es importante para las comunidades de color.
La Gran Recesión impactó al país como un huracán económico, escribe Melissa Boteach.
The Great Recession struck like an economic hurricane across the country, writes Melissa Boteach. We need to combat its effects and rebuild our economy.
Extending the TANF Emergency Fund should be a no-brainer. It has created thousands of jobs, helping states, workers, and businesses, write Joy Moses and Melissa Boteach.
Children who receive free or reduced-price meals during the school year are often left without options during the summer, write Melissa Boteach and Sophie Milam.
Melissa Boteach and Jitinder Kohli on why a supplemental federal poverty measure will drive smarter policies to bring more families into the middle class.
Video Melissa Boteach discusses what the federal poverty measure is, why it needs fixing, and the Obama administration's announcement of a new supplemental measure.