Tag: poverty

Poverty Work in the News

Ann Acheson of the Policy Center was recently interviewed about Maine poverty. Acheson has led the Policy Center’s reports on Poverty in Maine since 2003. She is quoted in two recent news stories. “Where Exactly is the Poverty Line in Maine?” is a Dec. 28 story in a series by Jay Field on MPBN:   http://news.mpbn.net/post/where-exactly-poverty-line-maine  “Some Mainers are still […]

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Acheson interviewed by Portland Press Herald about widening income gap

Ann Acheson, a Research Associate at the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center, was interviewed by the Portland Press Herald for a story about President Obama’s State of the Union address. Acheson was asked about the working poor in Maine, and how they have been impacted by the recession. The story can be found at http://www.pressherald.com/politics/In_State_of_the_Union__ideas_to_close_income_gap_relevant_for_Mainers_.html?pagenum=full.

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