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States can expand Medicaid to cover people making up to 138 percent of the poverty line, and the federal government would cover an outsize portion of their costs.
But many of the families are struggling, with more than half below the poverty line.
Under the Affordable Care Act, states could opt for increased federal funding to expand the program to anyone who makes up to 138 percent of the poverty line.
Bangladesh’s citizens face huge financial challenges: More than one-third of the population lives below the poverty line, and around 60% have no access to a bank or other formal financial institution.
To post continued growth, banks will remain dependent on lending to the poor, as a result of the shrinking middle class and 14 percent of the population below the poverty line.
More than 40 percent of the island lives below the poverty line, and tens of thousands are now out of work.
These tax credits, which Mr Trump cannot stop, disappear abruptly at 400% of the poverty line (that is, at an income of about $48,000 for an individual, or about $98,000 for a family of four).
More than 60 percent of the population lives below the poverty line.
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