The Craig Fahle Show

Oakland County Government Disputes New Report On Poverty

Monday, May 19, 2014

A recent report from Lighthouse of Oakland County says that poverty in the county has increased 77% since 2005. According to the report, 58% of families and individuals living below the federal poverty level in the tricounty area now live in suburban communities. But Oakland County officials are disputing some of the information in the report. Craig speaks with Director of Oakland County’s Health and Human Services Department, George Miller about the county's efforts to dispel some of the information.