Arizona Horizon

11-09-2017Arizona poverty rates, minimum wage increase, Poco

Special | 29m

A new report by the Arizona Community Action Association and the Coalition on Human Needs finds that poverty is down from 17.4% in 2016 to 16.4% last year in Arizona, still above the national average of 14% and higher than it was before the Great Recession. In November 2016, Arizona voters approved a minimum wage increase that would eventually see workers making $12 an hour in 2020.

Aired: 11/09/17

Rating: NR

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