Utah Intergenerational Poverty Mitigation Act http://kuer.org en Senator Reid Announces Council on Intergenerational Poverty http://kuer.org/post/senator-reid-announces-council-intergenerational-poverty <p>Utah lawmakers will be tackling the issue of child poverty in the next legislative session.&nbsp; Republican Senator Stuart Reid of Ogden announced Tuesday the formation of a council which plans to come up with ideas for legislation that will help pull children out of a cycle of dependence on government assistance.&nbsp;&nbsp; Reid made the announcement at a conference organized by the nonprofit advocacy organization Voices for Utah Children.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 10 Oct 2012 00:01:01 +0000 Andrea Smardon 19453 at http://kuer.org Study Released on Intergenerational Poverty http://kuer.org/post/study-released-intergenerational-poverty <p>Utah is taking steps to help families break the cycle of poverty and dependence on public assistance. The Department of Workforce Services released a report Friday on poverty around the state. It’s the first in a series of annual reports mandated by the Utah Intergenerational Poverty Mitigation Act, passed this year in the legislature.</p> Fri, 28 Sep 2012 22:27:51 +0000 Andrea Smardon 18981 at http://kuer.org