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Mullin’s bill aims to raise poverty line, article by Alyse DiNapoli, Daily Journal

Peninsula Family Service CEO, Heather Cleary supports new bill to update the federal poverty line, introduced by US Rep Kevin Mullin.  “U.S. Rep. Kevin Mullin introduced a bill Wednesday, Dec. 6, to update the federal poverty line and incorporate regional cost-of-living differences, citing an antiquated formula that hasn’t seen substantive changes in more than five decades. The federal poverty line is used to establish eligibility for a wide swath of means-tested social programs — including…

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