October 12, 2015. The following op-ed by Ron Deutsch appeared in the Times-Union.
Millions of Americans go to work each day, sometimes balancing multiple low-wage jobs, and yet they still struggle to make ends meet for themselves and their families. The fact is, far too many hardworking Americans slip into poverty each year. I see this firsthand in my role at the Fiscal Policy Institute.
We do, however, have two powerful and effective tools that encourage work and help … (read more)