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Sharp Increases Predicted in Poverty Due to Recession

September 9, 2009 by

One in four West Virginians is expected to fall into poverty during the current recession, according to a new report by the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy. The number of state children living in poverty is predicted to increase by more than a third. Read