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Report finds California has highest poverty rate in US

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"Mercedes" says "a good, warm hat and a blanket" are key to enduring a cold night on Skid Row. Frank Stoltze/KPCC

A new report finds that California has the highest rate of poverty in the nation.  The study also included some surprising findings about which areas of the state are the poorest.

For more we're joined by one of the report's authors, Sarah Bohn, research fellow at the Public Policy Institute of California.

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