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Presentation on the "Working Our Way Out of Poverty" Project
March 25, 2015 | Working Our Way Out of Poverty

This PowerPoint accompanied the March 25th rollout of the PPI/Urban Institute report on halving poverty in the U.S.


Working Our Way Out of Poverty: What Would it Take to Cut Poverty in Half in the U.S.?
March 15, 2015 | Working Our Way Out of Poverty

This report makes the case for adopting a 5-part policy package that would cut poverty in the U.S. by more than half.


The Urban Institute's "Reducing Poverty in the United States" Report
March 1, 2015 | Working Our Way Out of Poverty

This report communicates the results of a microsimulation analysis of the Community Advocates Public Policy Institute's five-part policy package.


Let's put our fiscal house in order
January 17, 2014 | Working Our Way Out of Poverty

PPI's David Riemer and Mike Bare wrote an op-ed for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel about how the Wisconsin government should use the additional revenue from a budget surplus.


Presentation on the "Pathways to Ending Poverty" Project
September 1, 2012 | Working Our Way Out of Poverty

In September 2012, the Public Policy Institute introduced its "Pathways to Ending Poverty" Project results. This presentation summarizes the policy package and the results.


Poverty in Wisconsin Can Be Dramatically Reduced
September 1, 2012 | Working Our Way Out of Poverty

In Wisconsin, we can no longer say that poverty reduction policies do not work, or that no one yet knows what it takes to greatly reduce poverty. This report outlines a policy package to cut poverty in Wisconsin.


The Urban Institute's "Reducing Poverty in Wisconsin" Report
June 26, 2012 | Working Our Way Out of Poverty

The Urban Institute's evaluation of the Pathways to Ending Poverty Project confirmed that the policy package PPI developed, if it had been implemented in Wisconsin in 2008, would have reduced the poverty rate in the state between 58% and 81%.