by Bryce Covert Nov 23, 2015
Nearly 30 percent of women have experienced a time when they couldn't afford diapers. These lawmakers have a solution.
by Scott Keyes Nov 21, 2015
Homelessness is declining, but not quick enough.
by Alan Pyke Nov 19, 2015
A meager benefit for the poorest Californians is basically out of reach for people with mental disabilities, a new suit alleges, in part because there's no online application.
by Bryce Covert Nov 18, 2015
More and more women can't get a job and can't get welfare, leaving them to cobble solutions together.
by Alan Pyke Nov 17, 2015
Paternalistic ideas about poverty usually set activists' hair on fire. But smoking is different -- and a far bigger threat to public housing is already moving quietly through Congress.
by Bryce Covert Nov 9, 2015
Drug testing will begin despite big legal hurdles facing the state's new rules.
by Bryce Covert Nov 5, 2015
Child care workers are much more likely than their peers in other jobs to struggle making ends meet.
by Bryce Covert Oct 29, 2015
At last night's debate, Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina used misleading numbers to claim President Obama has hurt women's economic prospects.
by Alan Pyke Oct 26, 2015
The charities that feed America's neediest are struggling to stay afloat everywhere, and one popular conservative policy may be exacerbating things.
by Bryce Covert Oct 9, 2015
“Hunger is a reality,” said a single mother of two.