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Economic Security Issues

Concerns Grow About Economic Conditions in Missouri

Concerns Grow About Economic Conditions in Missouri: Click here to see a recent conference presentation given by MBP Executive Director Amy Blouin and Andrew Nicholas of the Center on Budget & Policy Priorities on how Missouri is faring during these difficult economic times.
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Median Income and Health Insurance Status by CD

Click here to read about median income and insurance status of individuals in each Congressional District.
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Census Data Released on September 10th: Missourians Falling Behind

Poverty increases substantially, the number of Uninsured Missourians continues to grow, and Missouri Families see the third largest decline in median income in the nation. Click here to read more about what the latest Census data says about Missouri.
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Governor Nixon Signs Legislation Providing Extended Benefits to Unemployed Missourians

Missourians facing unemployment in these difficult times are now eligible for extended benefits. Click here to read more.
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State Policy to Create Economic Impact for All Missourians

Click here to read about Federal Unemployment Benefits that will assist more 15,000 Missouri workers. Click here to learn how a State Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) would benefit Missouri’s economy. Click here for more information about how fully funding state services is
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Extended Unemployment Benefits Critical for Missourians

Click here to read more about why an extension in unemployment benefits is critical for many Missourians facing difficult economic times. 
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Why TABOR is Still a Bad Idea for Missouri

Click here to read a fact sheet on the ramifications of the 2009 TABOR bill. 
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Census Data Sheds Lights on Economic Conditions in Missouri

Click here to learn more about the amount of Missourians living in poverty according to the 2008 U.S. Census. Click here to for more information on what the 2008 Census reported about the number of uninsured Missourians.
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