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November 16, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new bill in Ohio that would require state officials to conduct quarterly eligibility checks on food stamp recipients, using several state and federal databases.
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Entitlements
October 31, 2017
By Savannah Edgens
A coalition of political advocacy organizations in Utah is trying to place a ballot question before voters in 2018, asking them to approve expanding Medicaid eligibility in the state.
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Government Spending
Health Care
Entitlements
October 30, 2017
By S.M. Chavey
Childhood poverty rates in Kansas declined by 26 percent over the past five years, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, with the great majority of the improvement coming after the state government instituted work requirements for welfare.
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Entitlements
Economy
October 11, 2017
By Lindsey Curnutte
Next year, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam will start enforcing work requirements for food stamp recipients living in 70 of the state’s 95 counties.
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Entitlements
Employment
September 12, 2017
By Lindsey Schulenburg
Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has gone on the road to answer voters’ questions about proposed state Medicaid reforms.
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Health Care
Entitlements
Government Spending
September 8, 2017
By Kimberly Morin
Georgia state government officials have submitted a plan to the federal government for permission to phase in work requirements for more of the state’s food stamp recipients.
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Economy
Entitlements
Employment
Government Spending
September 7, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines Kansas' recent welfare reforms and their success in leading recipients out of poverty.
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Entitlements
September 1, 2017
By Matthew Glans
This week's Leaflet examines how states can address pension costs through cost of living adjustments reform.
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Entitlements
Taxes
July 28, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines the efforts by several states to add work requirements to their food stamp programs and the effect the reforms have had on enrollment.
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Entitlements
July 27, 2017
By Scott Ehrlich
One of these variables has to give, writes Heartland Policy Advisor Scott Ehrlich.
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Health Care
Entitlements
 

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