March 1, 2018
Wisconsin has an extremely effective approach to welfare that creates jobs, reduces welfare rates, and helps break a cycle of dependency.
April 24, 2019
The study shows how the cost of welfare fraud and abuse is substantial.
April 9, 2019
Why is it so difficult to win the case for freedom in modern American society?
February 28, 2018
Opponent of Reform Decried Heartland Institute’s Influence from Floor of State Senate
January 10, 2018
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines Pennsylvania's efforts to reform its welfare system.
April 27, 2018
For decades, America’s various welfare programs have discouraged low-income adults from working and trapped millions in poverty.
April 25, 2017
Congress sent President Donald Trump a resolution blocking a U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) regulation that prevents state governments from testing individuals for evidence of illegal drug use when applying for entitlements.
November 16, 2018
Amazon decided to split its second headquarters between two coastal financial and political centers in the United States. Both cities offered the e-commerce giant lavish economic incentives that many liken to corporate welfare.
April 10, 2018
“Congratulations to Gov. Walker and the Republican legislature for their leadership in passing groundbreaking welfare reforms.” - Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.
March 8, 2018
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a series of welfare reform bills recently passed by Wisconsin’s state legislature that could serve as a model for other states to follow.
September 7, 2017
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines Kansas' recent welfare reforms and their success in leading recipients out of poverty.
July 25, 2017
The U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Nutrition is considering a bill to reform the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
January 31, 2018
John Nothdurft testified in a Wisconsin joint public hearing regarding welfare reform.
April 13, 2018
President Trump and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker separately launched important welfare reforms. Though separate initiatives, both are working to increase self-sufficiency among welfare recipients and restore government back to its proper role.
July 19, 2018
This week's Leaflet examines existing welfare work requirement laws and their effects thus far.
August 22, 2016
Aug. 22 marks the 20th anniversary of President Bill Clinton and congressional Republicans’ bipartisan Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA).
January 1, 2020
On December 4, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) made a long-overdue and much-needed rule change to the nation’s beleaguered SNAP, commonly known as “food stamps.”
January 31, 2018
“Far too often, welfare programs create dependency on government rather than help people seek long-term self-sufficiency.” - John Nothdurft
December 21, 2016
The reforms outlined here would win the War on Poverty, end the poverty trap, and free the nation’s poor to become productive citizens and raise children prepared for better lives than their parents had.