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Public News Service - IN: Census

Indiana kids benefit from federal funding that is allocated based on U.S. Census data. (Adobe Stock)

INDIANAPOLIS -- Today is Census Day and the coronavirus crisis isn't stopping the once-a-decade count of Americans. Millions of federal dollars are at risk if every child isn't counted, and nearly 2 million kids age 5 and younger were missed in the 2010 Census. Tim Swarens, a media specialist for t

A new United Way report says many working-class families struggle financially in Indiana, especially those headed by a single parent. (Sierra Neely)

INDIANAPOLIS - United Way has released its ALICE report, which stands for "Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed" - an apt description of many Hoosiers. According to the report, 36 percent of Indiana households in 2014 could not afford basic needs such as housing, child care, food, health car

INDIANAPOLIS - The latest numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau show 22 percent of Hoosier kids are living in poverty. Clara Anderson, vice president of advocacy for the Children's Bureau, Inc., says she annually surveys the Bureau's staff on what issues are most affecting their clients. "Poverty- a

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