Today, the Northwest Area Foundation released the findings from a national survey of 4,000 adults called "Struggling to Make Ends Meet." The findings are easily accessed using an interactive tool. Findings from Washington State include:
- 31% of respondents reported that they or a family member lost a job in the last 12 months.
- 35% had their hours (or those of a family member) cut at work in the last 12 months.
- 61% report cutting back on spending as a result of the recession.