By Patriot-News Op-Ed
by Rep. Camille ‘Bud’ George
It feels more like Halloween than Thanksgiving for many Pennsylvanians.
Poverty is worse than first believed. Using a formula that accounts for rising Medicare premiums, deductibles and a coverage gap in the drug benefit costs, a recent report said almost 47.5 million Americans lived last year in poverty, seven million more than the government’s official figure.