New Federal Poverty Levels Established for 2013

Friday, January 25, 2013 at 6:00 PM by

The federal government published the 2013 poverty levels yesterday.  The new level is $19,530 for a family of three, which is up 2.3% from last year. 

The Wisconsin Budget Project has updated our tables showing how the latest poverty level figures relate to the eligibility standards for different public benefits, and converting the annual dollar amounts into monthly and hourly numbers. 

Read more in today’s WCCF blog post.  

Jon Peacock

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