Federal government policy has not helped poor individuals become more self-sufficient, according to a report from the American Action Forum.
Several terrorist suspects were collecting Belgian welfare benefits while plotting attacks in Paris and Brussels, according to investigators.
The number of individuals receiving benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, otherwise known as food stamps, has exceeded 45 million for 55 straight months, according to data released by the Department of Agriculture.
Some Americans receive $40,000 or more a year in government assistance benefits, according to a report from the Congressional Research Service.
Immigrants are more willing to accept government assistance programs than U.S.-born citizens, according to a new online study.
Seven out of eight indicators that measure poverty and dependence on government in the United States are moving in the wrong direction, according to the Heritage Foundation’s 2015 Index of Culture and Opportunity.
Welfare state spending increases income inequality, according to a report from the European Central Bank.
More than half of households headed by immigrants in the county illegally, or 62 percent, received welfare benefits in 2012, according to a report released by the Center for Immigration Studies.
The number of beneficiaries of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), otherwise known as food stamps, has exceeded 45 million for 50 straight months, according to data released by the Department of Agriculture (USDA).