Poverty Policy Briefs

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Recent Issues:

Show-Me Predatory Lending Report
January 2012 Poverty At Issue research report (pdf)

Policy Briefs Archive:

Tax Changes and Tips
Winter 2010 Poverty At Issue policy brief (pdf)

Civic Participation and Voting
Fall/Winter 2008 Poverty At Issue policy brief (pdf)

Predatory Lending
Fall/Winter 2005 Poverty At Issue policy brief (pdf)

Medicaid At Issue
August 2005 Poverty At Issue policy brief (pdf)

Child Support
Fall/Winter 2002 Poverty At Issue policy brief (pdf)

Making Ends Meet
Winter 2001-2002 Poverty At Issue policy brief (pdf)

Missouri Medical Programs
Fall 1999 Poverty At Issue policy brief (Web page)

Domestic Violence
Spring 1999 Poverty At Issue policy brief (Web page)
This issue includes a Safety Checklist and Plan (pdf)

Electronic Benefits Transfer
Summer 1998 Poverty At Issue policy brief (Web page)

Research on Poverty
Spring 1997 Poverty At Issue policy brief (Web page)

The Earned Income Credit
Winter 1997 Poverty At Issue policy brief (Web page)

The New Welfare Law
Fall 1996 Poverty At Issue policy brief (Web page)

Health Care and Managed Care in Missouri
Summer 1996 Poverty At Issue policy brief (Web page)

National Dialogue on Poverty
May 1996 Poverty At Issue policy brief (Web page)

What's New for Tax Year '95
Winter 1996 Poverty At Issue policy brief (Web page)

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