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Seeing the Real Cost of Poverty

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There are 69 programs in six departments of North Carolina's state government that deal with poor, quantifying to $3 billion annually in state funds. In addition to the quantifiable costs of poverty, there is concern that the state's poverty rate is preventing recruitment of new industries, especially in rural areas that need them the most.
NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 49 Issue 3, March 1991, p12-14, por