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Report: Welfare Reform in Kansas Caused Individuals to Reenter Labor Force Earning Higher Incomes

Sunday, August 27th, 2017

Combination of welfare reforms led to a 78 percent decline in TANF enrollment

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Social Security Trust Funds to Be Depleted in 17 Years

Friday, July 14th, 2017

In 2022, cost of program will begin to exceed revenue

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Trump: No Welfare for Immigrants for First 5 Years

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Policy would add to the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996.

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$70.3 Million in Medicaid Payments Were Made to Providers With Fraud Allegations

Monday, May 1st, 2017

Payments to providers who overbilled or defrauded program should be suspended, according to audit

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Report: Government Policy Has Not Improved Self-Sufficiency of Those in Poverty

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

While material deprivation declined since 1980, self-sufficiency has remained flat

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Report: Terrorist Suspects Collected Welfare Benefits While Planning Attacks

Friday, August 5th, 2016

At least five suspected plotters of Paris, Brussels received $56K

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Food Stamp Beneficiaries Exceed 45 Million for 55 Straight Months

Friday, February 12th, 2016

Expert says program should supplement paycheck, not be a work replacement

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Some Americans Receive $40,000 or More a Year in Government Assistance

Monday, January 11th, 2016

More than 1 in 3 Americans received share of $261 billion in benefits in 2012