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).
October 11, 2017
Next year, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam will start enforcing work requirements for food stamp recipients living in 70 of the state’s 95 counties.
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.
September 8, 2017
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.
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.
April 26, 2017
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant (R) approved a bill requiring government agencies to verify whether recipients of food stamps and other entitlement programs, such as Medicaid, are eligible to receive those benefits.
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).
August 19, 2016
If you are actively engaged in efforts in support of an Article V convention – and we hope you are! – you owe it to yourself to devote a few minutes to reading Natelson’s analysis.
August 18, 2016
"Many state governments still can, and should, improve the effectiveness of their efforts to help those in poverty." - Logan Elizabeth Pike