New data shows more struggling households in Delaware despite increase in wages, as UWDE Director of Public Policy and Engagement John Fisher-Klein tells Delaware Public Media.

“It’s pretty tremendous the number of people who are either living below the poverty line or are below what we call the ALICE threshold which is a survival budget the bare minimum,” John noted. “And in Delaware that’s over 153,000 people or 38% of our population so quite a few of us.”