May 16, 2018
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed a series of bills reforming the state’s entitlement programs.
February 6, 2018
Congress will probably not enact entitlement reforms in 2018, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) says.
April 5, 2018
A package of bills approved by the Wisconsin Senate that are currently awaiting Gov. Scott Walker’s (R) signature.
April 19, 2017
By reforming government-run entitlement programs, lawmakers can start reversing a decades-long trend of trapping people in poverty — causing harm in the name of providing help. States are already leading the way.
August 5, 2017
The International Monetary Fund (IMF), an organization promoting global financial cooperation, predicts U.S. economic growth will be sluggish for the rest of 2017 and 2018, a forecast echoed by an official U.S. government forecast.
October 12, 2017
Republicans in Congress appear to be at an impasse in their efforts to reform health care programs.
April 8, 2017
In his inaugural address in January, President Donald Trump promised “the forgotten men and women of our country will be forgotten no longer . . . the time for empty talk is over, now arrives the hour of action.”
September 9, 2016
A bill approved by Maine lawmakers earlier this year took effect nearly twenty years after the passage of federal entitlement reforms, building on those reforms at the state level.
August 18, 2016
The lead essay discusses welfare reform and Olympic success.
August 16, 2016
A new report by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) predicts the total amount of liabilities, or debt, owed by the U.S. government will exceed 141 percent of the country’s GDP by 2046.