Food Stamps

Food Stamp Bonanza

Waiver of work requirement led to spike in enrollment in food stamp program, congressional study finds

The Obama administration’s waiver of work requirements for food stamps led to a marked increase in participation in the program, a report by the Congressional Research Service has found.

Trapped in the Net

Welfare state increases marginal tax rates on working poor, study shows

A prominent economist has found that expanding the social safety net, a key factor to President Barack Obama’s economic agenda, has nearly doubled job losses.