Kansas and Missouri move to tighten welfare rules

Published on 4-28-15 Recent welfare laws passed in KS and MO, designed to encourage people back into the workforce, are a step in the right direction. Work is an excellent source of dignity affirmation that can ...

The US Economic Recovery is Still on Food Stamps

Published on 10-16-14 Excerpted from American Enterprise Institute. Written by Robert Doar. Something peculiar is happening to our nation’s food assistance program. The recently renamed food stamp program ...

Census figures show more than one-third of Americans receiving welfare benefits

Census figures show more than one-third of Americans receiving welfare benefits Published on 8-29-14 Excerpted from www.foxnews.com. Written by Mike Emanuel. Fifty years after the “war on poverty” was first ...

The Work vs Welfare Trade-Off: 2013

Michael Tanner, Cato Institute Senior Fellow, and Charles Hughes, Cato Institute Research Assistant, recently published a paper examining the current welfare system. In the Executive Summary of this paper, they ...