... New transportation commission assigned post-election deadline of Dec. 1 ...... Thursday is selection of bids deadline under state's major long-term renewable energy procurement ...... Feds agree to six-year funding plan for CHIP, suspension of medical device tax through 2019 ...... Legislative candidates this year have until May 1 to file nomination signatures with local clerks ...... Treasurer Goldberg announcing statewide salary negotiationtraining program for women ...... Sen. Markey to hold town hall in Amherst on Sunday, Jan. 28 ...... Cannabis Commission, in the hunt for permanent office space, may move out of Boston ...
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INCOME UP, POVERTY DOWN IN 2016, CENSUS BUREAU SAYS

Real median household income in the United States increases 3.2 percent between 2015 and 2016 and the nation's poverty rate fell by 0.8 percentage points, the Census Bureau reported on Tuesday.

The second straight annual increase raised the median household income to $59,039, from $57,230 in 2015.


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