Empowering Opportunities: Gateways Out of Poverty http://wesa.fm en Representative Travels Across PA to Learn About Poverty http://wesa.fm/post/representative-travels-across-pa-learn-about-poverty <p>A Republican legislator is traveling across Pennsylvania to learn more about the state’s 1.5 million people living in poverty.</p><p>Rep. Dave Reed (R-Indiana), who chairs the House Majority Policy Committee, embarked on what he’s calling “Empowering Opportunities: Gateways Out of Poverty.” Reed is looking to assess the government’s role in fighting poverty in urban, suburban and rural areas.</p><p>Reed said the government’s efforts in fighting poverty need to be evaluated.</p> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 07:30:00 +0000 Michael Lynch 15159 at http://wesa.fm