Nov. 12, 2011
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Hour A, Segment 4

The Census Bureau releases a 'supplemental poverty measure'

  • The Bureau says its new measurement is "intended to better reflect contemporary social and economic realities and government policy effects and thus provide a further understanding of economic conditions and trends."
  • Robert Rector is a Senior Research Fellow at the Heritage Foundation in Washington D.C.
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Nov. 12, 2011