Compassion | The White House proposes changes to the poverty line
by Charissa Koh
Posted 5/29/19, 03:37 pm
The Trump administration is considering tweaking the way federal agencies measure poverty, sparking protests that millions of needy Americans will lose their welfare benefits. But poverty-fighting experts from conservative and Christian groups say the change will have little effect on the system and that the poverty line actually needs a much more comprehensive overhaul.