August 16, 2018
In this comment to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Matthew Glans and Charlie Katebi write in support of re-authorizing Kentucky's Medicaid work requirement waiver.
August 14, 2018
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
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
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.
July 19, 2018
This week's Leaflet examines existing welfare work requirement laws and their effects thus far.
May 29, 2018
Last week, House Republican leaders tried to get a farm bill passed by making changes to the food stamps program.
May 16, 2018
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed a series of bills reforming the state’s entitlement programs.
May 15, 2018
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.
May 3, 2018
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.
April 29, 2018
During a special session called by Gov. Ralph Northam, the Virginia House of Delegates approved a $115 billion biennial budget expanding eligibility for Medicaid.