Economic Justice

Missouri Poverty Rate Higher than U.S. Rate, Report Finds

September 23, 2022

Missouri has a poverty rate of 13%, which is slightly higher than the national rate of 12.8%. When looking at poverty, men...Read more

Food Banks Meet Important Needs of Hungry Missourians

June 10, 2022

A new report from the University of Missouri found that 47% of food pantry clients had to choose between paying for food...Read more

Committee Meets to Discuss Medicaid Implementation

June 3, 2022

On Wednesday, the MO Healthcare Oversight Committee met to discuss the implementation of the Medicaid expansion population. According to federal regulations, applications need to...Read more

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