Statements about Poverty

Says "there are actually more people in poverty now than there were when we started" the War on Poverty.  

"7 out of 10 Oregon families living in poverty have at least one parent who works."

Half of Oregon university students are on Pell Grants.

Says "nearly half of Oregon's children are poor."

"Oregon’s per capita income is 9 percent below the national average and getting worse. This is a state that’s actually getting poorer."

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