A key assessment of poverty in America is the Official Poverty Measure (OPM), which is calculated by the United States Census Bureau using a range of income and economic data.
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SNAP benefits supplement household incomes to help lift people out of poverty.
The majority of SNAP beneficiaries are people from vulnerable populations.
Federal outlays for highways and mass transit are projected to outstrip the inflows that finance them.
SNAP spending increased during the Great Recession, but is projected to decline below historical levels.
Transfers from programs like Medicaid, CHIP, and SNAP represent an increasing share of income for low to middle income groups.
Most infrastructure spending in the United States comes from state and local governments
State and local governments outspend the federal government in every infrastructure category
SNAP participation varies greatly from state to state.
Although the need for serious, long-term changes to the funding structure of the Highway Trust Fund is clear, there is disagreement over the approach to do so.