by Carimah Townes Mar 9, 2016
Participants could win a free vacation and $1000.
by Alan Pyke Mar 1, 2016
With first-ever nationwide payday lending rules expected to drop later this year, the head of the Democratic National Committee has thrown her lot in with the traditionally conservative opposition to such safeguards.
by Bryce Covert Feb 29, 2016
In two disadvantaged neighborhoods, the share of children with elevated lead levels in their blood more than tripled.
by Alan Pyke Feb 25, 2016
When schools let out, tens of millions of low-income children lose a key source of food. Fixing it would cost next to nothing -- especially compared to federal programs to boost farmers' incomes.
by Alan Pyke Feb 20, 2016
New legislation would task New York public servants with policing the poor's food intake.
by Alan Pyke Feb 9, 2016
Checking in on welfare drug tests in Tennessee, 18 months into the experiment.
by Alan Pyke Jan 26, 2016
A large number of states have repealed or at least loosened rules linking the drug war to anti-poverty programs in recent years. Could Nebraska be on its way to joining them?
by Bryce Covert Jan 13, 2016
"We're not criminals. We just can't afford to pay our tickets."
by Josh Israel Jan 12, 2016
“The answer to poverty isn’t the money in Washington. The answer to poverty is entrepreneurs and innovators like these who are actually making a difference, community by community.”
by Alan Pyke Jan 12, 2016
On heating assistance for the poor, American law is making promises that American lawmakers refuse to keep.