Most Shared

Weather Alert

Flood Watch in WNY

A Flood Watch is posted for all Monroe, Livingston, Ontario, and Wayne Counties until 5:00 PM tonight.

A Flash Flood Warning has been extended until 3:45 PM for southwest portions of Monroe County and all of Ontario County.

A Flash Flood Warning has been issued until 4:15 PM for portions of Yates County.

Rain will slowly taper, in intensity and coverage, as heavy rain moves east through the mid to late afternoon.

WEATHER ALERT


Weather Alert Radar

WHAM13 - Search Results

The following is an archived video story. The text content of that video story is available below for reference. The original video has been deleted and is no longer available.

Analysts say 2012 poverty rate to show slight decline

Washington (AP) - Helped by a slowly improving economy, the ranks of America's poor are expected to decline slightly when new census figures are released.
    
The Census Bureau on Tuesday is releasing its annual report on U.S. economic well-being for 2012, the third year of the recovery after recession ended in 2009.
    
Analysts predict the poverty rate will decline by up to half a percentage point from its current level of 15 percent, or 46.2 million people. It could be the first decline since 2006.
    
The figures also are expected to show little if any improvement in the number of uninsured.
    
Under the new health care law, the government, starting next year, will offer tax credits for people without access to job-based health insurance to buy coverage through new markets in each state.

 
Advertise with us!

Contests

Washington Times