Create jobs, cut poverty

"Anytime we create more jobs, we get more people off the unemployment rolls and out of poverty," Sen. Del Marsh said in a recent Birmingham News profile of Alabama Arise. We agree. That's why many items on Arise's agenda this year (and every year) are designed to achieve both goals.

This Montgomery Advertiser op-ed by ACPP executive director explains why Alabama does not have to choose between improving the economy and making life better for its most vulnerable residents.

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