Group says state can pull out of poverty

The Great Recession continues to leave its mark on Alabama with more people living in poverty and fewer people with safety net resources such as health insurance, according to a new U.S. Census Bureau study.

Kimble Forrister and Jim Carnes of Arise said if Alabama funds safety net programs such as health insurance through Medicaid and invests more in education, the poor can pull out of poverty and help grow the economy.

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