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Public News Service - KY: Livable Wages/Working Families

FRANKFORT, Ken. - As Americans hear more about "green collar" jobs, and Pres. Obama holds his much-publicized jobs summit Thursday, one organization is working to show job seekers where those jobs are and how to land them. AARP Kentucky is taking reservations for an upcoming webinar to teach people

WHITESBORO, Ky. - Millions of people whose incomes were above the poverty line in the United States less than ten years ago are now living below the poverty line, and a new report from Kentucky's Center for Rural Strategies says a disproportionate number of them live in rural areas. Center Director

FRANKFORT, Ky. - There's a changing face on homelessness in Kentucky, and this week the Governor's office and advocacy groups want people to take a close look at it. This is Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week in the Commonwealth, and those close to the issue say people without proper places to

FRANKFORT, Ky. - It can make the difference between heating a home in Kentucky, and not being able to afford a home at all. The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, or LIHEAP, helps thousands of residents pay their energy bills each year, and applications are being accepted for the 2009-2010 h

FRANKFORT, Kenn. - Friday has been declared Weatherization Day in Kentucky. It's a chance to remind residents with drafty homes and limited resources, that there is a place to turn for help. Thousands will get that help from Community Action Kentucky's weatherization program. Executive director K

FRANKFORT, Kenn. - New numbers from the Census Bureau in Washington show the Kentucky poverty rate stands at 17.3 percent, well above the national average of 13.2 percent. Terry Brooks, executive director Kentucky Youth Advocates, says the problem varies widely from one county to the next, highlig

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - There are plenty of Kentuckians making too little, facing bankruptcy, and just plain struggling to make ends meet. That's the gist of a new scorecard published by the economic-policy agency Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED), measuring the financial security of families

FRANKFORT, Ken. - New numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau show the national poverty rate at an 11-year high. The group, Community Action Kentucky, puts some of the blame on what is known as predatory lending; the practice by some lenders to impose abusive and unfair terms on typically low-income bor

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