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Missouri welfare advocate expects proposed tax cuts will put an end to state’s declining poverty rate

Missouri’s poverty rate has slightly improved since 2014 but a social welfare advocate says policymakers on Capitol Hill are putting the state’s progress in jeopardy. Jeanette Mott Oxford with Empower Missouri says a federal budget passed by Congress will cut more than one-trillion dollars in the next decade from programs that help the poor.   […]