Poverty in Wisconsin hit its highest level in 30 years during the five-year period after the Great Recession.

The determination comes from an analysis by the Applied Population Laboratory at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

The lab’s data tells Malia Jones, an assistant scientist in social epidemiologist, that poverty has been getting worse in the state.

By: Lisa Neff, Wisconsin Gazette

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