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“The fact is that Michigan has not had this full rebound,” said Gilda Jacobs, president and CEO of Michigan League for Public Policy. “There are pockets where you don’t expect to find poverty. A lot of people lost homes, have had their incomes slashed, lost their jobs and don’t have them again, have taken part-time jobs, or are often working two part-time jobs and it’s still not enough to support their families. They’re living in, or from, affluent areas. The downturn in the economy was very far-reaching, and we’re still feeling the effects of it.” Sept 27, 2016 — Downtown Publication