State poverty rates mirror national averages
Mitt Romney, if you want to talk about mooches and freeloaders that take advantage of the system then grow a spine and show America your tax returns. Let’s see what you really pay as a percentage. Let’s see what deductions you take. Let’s see how addicted to federal benefits you are.
The overall poverty rate climbed to 14.3 percent, the Census Bureau said in its annual report on the economic well-being of U.S. households.