Six Cruel Moves Made by Local Governments Against the Poor

‘Often these days, Republicans in the federal government are credited with doing the most harm to America’s poor. Pushing for deep cuts to Medicaid exemplifies their disregard for those who are old, sick and have limited resources. But we should not forget to look closer to home to see the often shocking moves made by city and state governments that exacerbate problems in poor communities.

Here are six examples of these injustices that are still in practice today.’

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