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July 26, 2016
GOP Issues Blueprint for Tax Reform
House Republicans—led by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Rep.
Entitlements
August 14, 2018
Chicago Alderman Proposes UBI Experiment
Chicago alderman Ameya Pawar (D–Ward 47) is calling for the city government to study the idea of a government-administered universal basic income (UBI) pilot program to provide 1,000 families with a $500 payment every month.
Entitlements
August 14, 2018
Rubio Introduces Taxpayer-Financed Parental Paid-Leave Bill
The U.S. Senate is considering a bill that would use Social Security to finance a new paid parental-leave benefit for couples with new children.
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Entitlements
August 2, 2018
Welfare Programs, Promises, Pensions and Problems
Everyone knows that Social Security and Medicare are underfunded. They can only provide the benefits they have promised by borrowing from future taxpayers who are obligated to pay for them.
Entitlements
May 29, 2018
A Second Chance for Republicans to Reform Farm Handouts
Last week, House Republican leaders tried to get a farm bill passed by making changes to the food stamps program.
Entitlements
May 16, 2018
Wisconsin Enacts Entitlement Reforms
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed a series of bills reforming the state’s entitlement programs.

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Entitlements
August 14, 2018
By Samantha Fillmore
Chicago alderman Ameya Pawar (D–Ward 47) is calling for the city government to study the idea of a government-administered universal basic income (UBI) pilot program to provide 1,000 families with a $500 payment every month.
August 14, 2018
By Leo Pusateri
The U.S. Senate is considering a bill that would use Social Security to finance a new paid parental-leave benefit for couples with new children.
August 2, 2018
By Edmund Contoski
Everyone knows that Social Security and Medicare are underfunded. They can only provide the benefits they have promised by borrowing from future taxpayers who are obligated to pay for them.
May 29, 2018
By Daren Bakst
Last week, House Republican leaders tried to get a farm bill passed by making changes to the food stamps program.
May 16, 2018
By Ashley Herzog
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed a series of bills reforming the state’s entitlement programs.
May 15, 2018
By Paige Anderson
Nearly half of Americans surveyed in a new poll say the government should give financial assistance to individuals put out of work by artificial intelligence (AI) or other technological advances.
April 29, 2018
By Kenneth Artz
During a special session called by Gov. Ralph Northam, the Virginia House of Delegates approved a $115 billion biennial budget expanding eligibility for Medicaid.
April 27, 2018
By Benjamin Dietderich
Time ran out for a bill that would have forced Idaho residents with complex medical conditions off of their private health insurance plans and onto Medicaid rolls.
April 27, 2018
By Ashley Bateman
With Gov. Gary Herbert (R) having signed into law a bill to increase the number of people eligible for Medicaid in Utah, a coalition of political advocacy groups is working to expand the program even more.
April 27, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Charles Katebi
For decades, America’s various welfare programs have discouraged low-income adults from working and trapped millions in poverty.