Bloomington receives a high number of grant dollars because federal and state grants are distributed based on poverty rates.
Funding for community services are hard to find, and the state recently cut funding to schools who administer after school programs.
This was Speaker Bosma's second trip to the country.
A national survey reveals Indiana ranks 38th when it comes to the health of its population.
The New Census report covers a number of economic indicators from unemployment to health insurance statistics.
The Census Bureau’s latest report on poverty shows a double digit increase.
The Community and Family Resources Commission and the Monroe County Circles Initiative hosts "A Poverty Simulation" at the Banneker Community Center.
Mark Kruzan and David Sabbagh discussed their views on poverty Tuesday night at the Shalom Community Center's "Conversation on Poverty."