Ohio Public Radio
11:10 am
Wed August 27, 2008

Low-income Ohioans worse off than in 2001

Columbus, OH – Ohio's poverty rate and other economic indicators improved a bit last year, but low-income Ohioans are still doing worse than they were in 2001, when the last recession hit its peak. That's the analysis from an advocacy group for the poor--a group that bases its analysis on newly released figures from the U.S. Census Bureau. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.