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Publications in Category: Poverty, in date order.
Montana Lagging in Child Well-being
During the past few years, Montana families and children have experienced a range of positive developments, but these improvements have not changed existing disparity gaps. Montana ranks 24th out of 50 states in child well-being.
Report: Eight Years to Get Montana Kids on Track
Deborah Courson Smith/Deb Courson Smith, Public News Service - MT
An Annie E. Casey Foundation report released today explains that the state should invest more in children''s early years, and high-quality preschool is vital.
The Economic Status of Women in Montana - How Far Have We Come Since Montana Elected the First Congresswoman?
Celia C. Winkler and Kathy J. Kuipers
While women now participate equally in the wage economy and earn a majority of all bachelor''s degrees, this has not led to financial equality. Women do not share equally in the economic well-being of the state.
The American Community Survey - A Bevy of Information
James T. Sylvester
How rich or poor are Americans? Where do they work, and what training do they have for their jobs? What languages do they speak? The American Community Survey is an ongoing survey that provides answers to questions like these and gives communities the current information they need to plan investments and services.
An increasing number of people in Montana are living on the financial edge, where even a small change in a family situation can cause an immediate plunge into poverty. Food insecurity and hunger issues affect many Montana families.
2011 Kids Count Data Book - Montana Fact Sheet
The Annie E. Casey Foundation
A fact sheet outlining key indicators of the well being of Montana's children, including data on birth rates, death rates, children in poverty and other important indicators.
Children's Health Insurance Coverage Rates Decline
Health care spending the in the United Sates continues to have a major impact on the national economy. Even with the increase in spending, 18 percent of Americans under age 65 do not have any health insurance. The lack of federal level reform has lead many states to enact changes to control the level of spending. Montana has made several incremental changes to address the rate of uninsured in the state. However, despite Montana's strong economic growth, the prospect of improvement in the state's uninsured rate is not strong.
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