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Series IX. Poverty, 1985-2003

Scope and Content Notes:

Series IX contains materials related to poverty. Legislation concerning affordable housing, raising the minimum wage, and hunger are found in the Poverty series. Papers relating to several organizations are also here. Most important to Kukovich's life was the Pennsylvania Institute on Public Policy (PIPP), which he organized in 1989. The goal of the organization, according to their mission statement, was to develop and promote effective and progressive policies to decrease poverty and enable low-income Pennsylvanians to achieve a decent standard of living. The other acronym whose full name is important in understanding this series in LIHEAP, or Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program.

Box 15
Folder 1 Pennsylvania Institute on Public Policy (PIPP), Organizational Information, n.d.
Folder 2 (PIPP), Dislocated Worker Project, 1991
Folder 3 (PIPP), Rural Poverty Research, 1990
Folder 4 (PIPP), State Agenda and Revenue Plan, 1993, 1995
Folder 5 (PIPP), Correspondence, 1987-1995
Folder 6 (PIPP), Press Releases, 1994
Folder 7 (PIPP), Clippings, 1994
Folder 8 Welfare Reports, 1994
Folder 9 PA Welfare Coalition Papers, 2003
Folder 10 Public Interest Institute Papers, 1987
Folder 11 Homeowner's Emergency Mortgage Assistance Fund Legislation, 1983
Folder 12 Affordable Housing- Trust Fund Bill, 1991
Folder 13 Affordable Housing- Research and Planning, 1991-1993
Folder 14 Affordable Housing- Five Year Study, 1991
Folder 15 Affordable Housing- State Reports, 1990, 1998
Folder 16 Affordable Housing- Clippings, 1990
Folder 17 Affordable Housing- Notes, n.d.
Folder 18 Manufactured Housing House Hearing, 1992
Folder 19 LIHEAP Bills, 1985-1993
Folder 20 LIHEAP Committee Reports, 1987
Folder 21 LIHEAP Correspondence, 1987-1994
Folder 22 HIHEAP Press Releases and Clippings, 1985-1989
Folder 23 Human Services Development Fund Bill, 1993
Folder 24-27 Human Services Coalition Organizational Papers, 1990-1996
Folder 28 Human Services Coalition Clippings, 1990-1993
Folder 29-31 Legal Task Force for the Needy Papers, 1990-1993
Folder 32 Hunger Issues, 1986, 2002-2003
Folder 33 Minimum Wage Legislation, 1993