Local Expert Shocked About Pittsburgh Poverty Rating

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PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) — Ken Regal, co-director of Just Harvest, joined Rose and Paul to discuss the poverty rate in Pittsburgh. 

New numbers from the Census Bureau show poverty is up in the region and that 1 in 8 people are considered to be living in poverty. 

Just Harvest is a South-Side based welfare advocacy and anti-hunger group.

Regal talks with NewsRadio 1020 KDKA about his thoughts. You can listen to that interview here.