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Poverty In America

 This Jan. 28, 2021, file photo shows a stimulus check issued by the IRS to help combat the adverse economic effects of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Eric Gay
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AP
This Jan. 28, 2021, file photo shows a stimulus check issued by the IRS to help combat the adverse economic effects of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Although the pandemic eliminated millions of jobs, U.S. poverty fell last year. This was due in part to government benefits that helped lift a small share of the population living in poverty.

We’ll look at what’s being done nationally and locally to help improve the lives of Americans living in poverty.

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