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Showing results: Florida’s most aggressive poverty reduction plan to date

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A five-year, $170 million investment plan to reduce poverty and stimulate job growth in South St. Pete is “exceeding expectations,” according to a midyear progress report released by the Pinellas County Urban League this June. The city- and county-backed project is called the 2020 Plan — named after its expected completion year — and it’s being hailed as the most aggressive poverty reduction effort ever attempted in the State of Florida. The newly released report measures progress associated with each…

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