CCUSA asks OMB for careful poverty measure assessment

June 20, 2019

Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA), the National Council of the United States Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SVdP-USA), and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) asked the Office of Management and Budget to consider carefully how it calculates the Official Poverty Measure. Since low-income communities must meet certain requirements to be eligible for federal programs, the OPM must reflect the real level of poverty lived by millions of people in the United States. Read the full letter.

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