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June 12, 2018
By Samantha Fillmore
The U.S. House of Representatives is considering a bill that would help ensure Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) money goes only to individuals and families in need of taxpayer assistance and create publicly available data-tracking systems.
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Entitlements
Government Spending
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.
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Entitlements
May 16, 2018
By Ashley Herzog
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed a series of bills reforming the state’s entitlement programs.
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Entitlements
Government Spending
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.
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Employment
InfoTech & Telecom
Economy
Entitlements
May 3, 2018
By Arianna Wilkerson
Congress is working on a new "farm bill" that includes farm subsidies, crop insurance, and food assistance. Most of the bill's annual budget goes to the food stamp program, or SNAP. The proposed bill offers needed reforms to SNAP.
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Entitlements
Government Spending
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.
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Entitlements
Government Spending
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.
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Entitlements
Government Spending
Health Care
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.
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Health Care
Government Spending
Entitlements
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.
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Taxes
Entitlements
April 19, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines two proposals in Pennsylvania that would impose work requirements on two safety-net programs: the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Medicaid.
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Entitlements
 

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