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The 10-20-30 Provision: Defining Persistent Poverty Counties

Description
Defines persistent poverty counties. Discusses how differences in definitions and data used can affect which counties are considered persistently poor and includes a map highlighting the impact of different definitions. Briefly addresses legislation targeting persistent poverty counties using the "10-20-30 provision," including rural development funding.
Date
02/2021
Type
Document
Organization
Congressional Research Service
Tagged as
Policy ยท Poverty