by Bryce Covert Posted on April 23, 2015
In negotiations over a budget deal, Rep. Gwen Moore (D-WI) promises to protect food stamps while fighting for a paid sick days provision.
by Alan Pyke Posted on April 22, 2015
Pennsylvania will stop spending time and money on redundant and misguided asset tests for food stamps applicants, a policy which had perverse negative effects that far outweigh its few positives.
by Casey Quinlan Posted on April 22, 2015
New York’s burgeoning “opt-out movement” has turned national.
by Bryce Covert Posted on April 22, 2015
Michele Leonhart took leadership of the DEA after prostitution scandals had already occurred and was given limited powers to change the culture.
by Bryce Covert Posted on April 21, 2015
After Walmart abruptly closed five stores for plumbing issues, workers at one store alleged they're being retaliated against for labor organizing.
by Bryce Covert Posted on April 20, 2015
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a lawsuit against the Maryland Insurance Administration for paying women less than men for the same work since 2009.
by Bryce Covert Posted on April 18, 2015
Joan Cheever has fed the city's homeless for 10 years and says it is a free expression of her religious beliefs.
by Bryce Covert Posted on April 17, 2015
Eight states have laws that protect workers from abrupt schedule changes, but they're rarely enforced. New York's attorney general wants to change that.
by Alan Pyke Posted on April 16, 2015
Congress is preparing to strike a deal that would send the TPP hurtling toward passage.
by Bryce Covert Posted on April 16, 2015
Walter Scott's family said he ran from the police over unpaid child support. How to make a system that doesn't penalize fathers while supporting mothers.