The mother of an 8-year-old Palmdale boy whose torture and fatal beating prompted far-reaching reforms in Los Angeles County’s child welfare system pleaded guilty Thursday to first-degree murder. Pearl Sinthia Fernandez, who entered her plea in a packed courtroom in downtown Los Angeles, admitted...
AP Photo/Seth Wenig A supermarket displays stickers indicating they accept food stamps in West New York, New Jersey rickle-downers_35.jpg A fter handing out $1.5 trillion in tax breaks to the wealthy, President Trump has followed up with a budget that eviscerates the social safety net. Show More Summary
The 1996 creation of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program effectively killed cash assistance. Now, Republicans want to use it as a model for the rest of the social safety net.
For years, liberals used to accuse conservatives of having hidden racist motives, often in response to conservative advocacy of things like welfare reform or being tough on crime. I thought those accusations were unfair, and even today I don’t think they are good reasons to call someone a racist. However, because of the way that […]
After passing the Trump tax cuts late last year, the White House revealed that immigration, welfare reform and the administration’s nascent infrastructure plan would be its top priorities in 2018. And while lawmakers say they’re close...Show More Summary
By Amanda Becker WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump had indicated he would like to rein in spending on U.S. social welfare programs to follow up on his 2017 victory in overhauling the U.S. tax code. Some Republicans, including House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan, welcomed the effort. Show More Summary
Businesses are scrambling to find workers to fill 6 million open jobs and President Trump knows our broken welfare system is a major barrier to achieving this goal... This post President Trump is Right, We Need Welfare Reform ~ VIDEO appeared first on AmmoLand.com.
Work for welfare? "Many rich people don't work!" The post Of welfare reform and eating the rich appeared first on Hot Air.
Under the Trump administration, this is expected to be a big year for deregulation.
In theory, the budget reconciliation process was intended to be used for passing budgets. But you only get one of them per year, and Republicans used reconciliation in 2017 for health care and in 2018 for taxes. That’s why they’re now stuck needing some Democratic votes for a bipartisan budget resolution. But what about next […]
Don’t expect to see welfare reform or a bipartisan infrastructure deal before the midterms.
Many Senate Republicans do not want to take food and medical care away from the poor and elderly (in an election year, anyway).
GOP leaders want to tackle infrastructure and welfare reform, but first they’ll have to address all the issues they pushed off to the new year.
The Republican-led Congress has a laundry list of legislative necessities they face when they return from the holiday break. However, one of Speaker Paul Ryan’s right-wing fever dreams is to gut Social Security and Medicare. The legislative agenda conflicts with campaign promises President...
Protesters angry at proposed pension and welfare reforms attacked police close to Argentina's congress building in Buenos Aires on Monday, the second protest in a week to turn violent. Activists lobbed stones, bottles and firecrackers...Show More Summary
The United Nations’ monitor on extreme poverty and human rights accused the Trump administration Friday of promoting a “double whammy” of tax reform and welfare cuts that he said will fuel “the single most dramatic exercise in inequality that could be imagined.” “The social safety net is riddled...
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is one of the costliest welfare programs at about $70 billion a year. Not only is it costly, but a large share of the benefits are not used as intended. Recipients are supposed toShow More Summary
The suburbs are turning blue, black voters are turning out, and the prospects of “welfare reform” just turned grim.
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