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Elizabeth Stuart
Elizabeth Stuart is an enterprise writer for the Deseret News. Reporting on topics ranging from poverty to incarceration, she seeks to shed light on the trials and triumphs of disadvantaged populations and those who work to help them. A graduate of Brigham Young University, Elizabeth is an award-winning journalist recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists and the National Press Club, among others.

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Mosques have long been central to political dialogue in Egypt. But over the past three years, a tug-of-war between Islamists and the military’s repressive “deep state” has turned mosques into ...
Based on decades-old stereotypes that single mothers are raising children alone and single dads are “deadbeats,” the majority of U.S. anti-poverty programs almost exclusively serve women and childre...
New research suggests hope may be just as vital to beating poverty as capital, credit, skills or food.
Medicaid advocates are on pins and needles in the wake of the Supreme Court's decision to grant states the choice to opt-out of the Affordable Care Act's expanded coverage mandate.
A proposal that passed the U.S. House Agriculture Committee Thursday could kick as many as three million people off government food assistance next year, including the U.S.-born children of illegal immigrants.
Prescription drug abuse increased 75 percent from 2002 to 2010, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
A growing number of states are moving to ban welfare recipients from spending government cash on cigarettes, liquor, gambling, strip clubs and guns.
A career salesman, Bill Sohan has lost track of the number of incentive trips his employers have sent him on. Sunshine, margaritas by the pool, relaxation — "I'm not going to tell you it's not a good time...
The Supreme Court's decision to omit the phrase "illegal immigrant" from the Arizona immigration ruling last week has sparked a discussion online about the proper way to identify someone who is living in the co...
Ethnic minorities are far more likely to be uninsured than the American population as a whole. Perhaps as a result, despite notable progress in the overall health of the nation, there are continuing disparities...