(CBS Charlotte) — In the United States, around 45 percent of children grow up in low-income households. Furthermore, over 20 percent of America’s children grow up living below the poverty line. Have you ever heard […]
(CBS Charlotte) — According to a recent Gallup poll, 20 percent of Americans have struggled to put food on the table at some point during the past year. This is the third time in nearly […]
(CBS Charlotte) — For a person living in financial comfort, the daily stresses of making ends meet is not an issue — but for a person living in poverty, they cannot escape financial worry. Living […]
(CBS Charlotte) — For many Americans, making ends meet has become increasingly difficult — if not nearly impossible. For people who are not experiencing poverty, it’s hard to understand from the outside looking in how […]
(CBS Charlotte) — In the United States, minimum wage can pay anywhere from $4 to $9 per hour. Have you ever wondered, how can people afford to live a normal life working a minimum wage […]
(CBS Radio) — Racism is a thing of the past, right? In truth, racism is an issue that continues to plague our country — despite the fact that this is 2013, and the first initial […]
A South Carolina lawmaker is challenging Gov. Nikki Haley and the state’s DSS director to try to eat healthy foods on a food stamp budget for one week.
If President Barack Obama is re-elected, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will stay, with much of the legislation therein taking effect by January of 2014. According to some experts, the results could be catastrophic for the nation’s Medicaid program – and the health of the American populace.
Mitt Romney, if you want to talk about mooches and freeloaders that take advantage of the system then grow a spine and show America your tax returns. Let’s see what you really pay as a percentage. Let’s see what deductions you take. Let’s see how addicted to federal benefits you are.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — An effort by the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP and other groups to spotlight poverty across North Carolina is hitting the road again.