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Did Kansas welfare reform move more people back into the workforce?

The data may surprise you The post Did Kansas welfare reform move more people back into the workforce? appeared first on Hot Air.

Lutheranism has provided the foundations of the Nordic welfare state

(University of Helsinki) Martin Luther's theological thinking, as it worked to shape the Lutheran world in the centuries following the Reformation, has had a decisive impact on the creation of the Nordic social-democratic system in the twentieth century, argues Professor Robert H. Nelson in his new book.

Farm Bill should ban eating dogs and horses, along with instituting other key animal welfare reforms

This year's Farm Bill presents an opportunity for Congress to pass several animal protection bills, two of which -- the PAST Act and the SAFE Act -- would take great strides to improve the lives of horses. Photo by Ashlei Martin/Black...Show More Summary

Health reform: It’s time for Congress to grow up and do their jobs

Health – /helTH/ – The state of being free from illness or injury Care – /ker/ – The provision of what is necessary for the health, welfare, and protection of someone or something. System – /’sist?m/ – A set of things working together as parts of a mechanism or an interconnecting network. It’s not keeping […]

Charlie Dent’s Commitment to Corporate Welfare Is Stronger Than Ever

While Republicans are failing to repeal Obamacare and implement tax reform, they are nonetheless very effective at bending the rules and walking all over their promise to return to regular order so that they can promote the interests...Show More Summary

The other GOP stalemate on Capitol Hill: House budget gridlock imperils tax reform

Conservatives want to cut deeply into federal welfare programs they have long eyed. Moderates want to stay focus on tax reform, negotiate with Democrats on spending.

Ivory Tower: Whose Fault Is It Anyway? Three Books on the Shifting Nature of Responsibility in American Politics

How responsibility came to mean accountability — and why that matters for issues of justice and welfare reform.

Welfare Reform Kills ?

This is an update of this post in which I expressed immense confidence that welfare reform killed people in Florida. The post is based on Muennig P1, Rosen Z, Wilde ET. (2013) “Welfare programs...Show More Summary

Details of Walker welfare reforms set for legislative vote

Welfare reform proposals from Gov. Scott Walker up for approval by the Legislature's budget-writing Joint Finance Committee on Thursday include: — Requiring childless adults in the state's main Medicaid program … Click to Continue »

Wisconsin seeks to be first to drug test Medicaid applicants

The Legislature's budget-writing Joint Finance Committee was to review a wide range of Walker's welfare reform proposals Thursday, including imposing a new work requirement on childless adult Medicaid recipients and parents who receive...Show More Summary

Welfare: Savings not taxation

The future of publicly funded welfare states is in doubt as costs trend upward, yet there is little agreement about the shape of the necessary reforms. This column uses the case of New Zealand to show how tax cuts can be designed toShow More Summary

Commissioner who spearheaded welfare reforms steps down

Maine's health and human services commissioner, who led sweeping welfare reform, is stepping down from her position. GOP Gov. Paul LePage announced Wednesday that Commissioner Mary Mayhew will be leaving … Click to Continue »

Trump budget reignites welfare reform battle

4 months agoNews : The Raw Story

With his 2018 budget proposal, President Trump is reigniting the decades-long ideological war over welfare reform. Is it true, as the White House is arguing, that anti-poverty programs like food stamps and disability insurance are being abused by able-bodied adults who should be working? Or, as...

Trump 2018 Budget Reignites Welfare Reform Battle

4 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

To justify deep cuts, the White House contends people are taking advantage of anti-poverty programs, echoing decades-old talking points.

US child welfare system could save $12 billion, improve outcomes

(RAND Corporation) Improving prevention and treatment services are realistic reforms to the child welfare system that could improve long-term outcomes for children while cutting $12 billion in costs. RAND developed a quantitative model to reach its recommendations. Show More Summary

White House Frames Budget as Welfare Reform

“The Trump administration is billing its budget as a plan to ‘reform the welfare system’ and replace ‘dependency with dignity of work,’ while saving $274 billion over 10 years,” according to a four-page memo obtained by Politico. “The White House [...]

Welfare Reform Horror in Mississippi

Bryce Covert and Josh Israel report Last year, 11,717 low-income residents of Mississippi applied to get a meager government benefit to help them make ends meet. The state’s welfare program, part of federal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), gives a maximum of just $170 a month to a family of three. These applicants had […]

Opportunity Costs of an Impasse include Welfare Reform and Marriage Equality Abolition of the Hated PoC

5 months agoNews : Slugger O'Toole

Sinn Fein says agreement must be reached by Friday or its another (to nowhere). In fact, the only thing that will be forced by then is that Westminster will have to legislate for a new rate to be set. So the talks will be paused today, not ended. It’s a fairly run of the mill more...

12 Maine welfare recipients tested for drugs in last 2 years

GOP Gov. Paul LePage's administration says welfare recipients aren't showing up for drug tests and that reform is needed. The state requires drug tests for welfare recipients with prior drug … Click to Continue »

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