by Rupali Srivastava Jul 15, 2015
The governor just took a big preemptive step to make sure Wisconsin can drug test poor people.
by Bryce Covert Jul 1, 2015
California is the only state fighting to remove a policy aimed at limit poor mothers' choices, but they exist across the country.
by Casey Quinlan May 28, 2015
The Michigan legislature has passed a bill that would tie children's school attendance to welfare benefits.
by Bryce Covert May 22, 2015
Kansas imposed harsh restrictions on welfare recipients, but many states have been trying to find ways to crack down on the poor.
by Bryce Covert May 20, 2015
More than 1,600 families, including 2,700 children, will lose their benefits.
by Bryce Covert Apr 6, 2015
Kansas also enacted reforms that impose strict lifetime limits on benefits and ban recipients from withdrawals at movie theaters and nail salons.
by Bryce Covert Mar 23, 2015
Rep. Kim Hammer (R) suggests the contraception would give single mothers "a little bit of a breather to think about their life decisions that are affecting us as taxpayers."
by Bryce Covert Mar 18, 2015
By block-granting food stamps and Medicaid, Republicans can promise huge cuts without having to talk about who gets hurt.
by Bryce Covert Mar 10, 2015
The state said it would save $1.7 million from drug testing welfare applicants but less than $4,000 has been saved.
by Bryce Covert & Josh Israel Feb 26, 2015
The statistics show that applicants actually test positive at a lower rate than the drug use of the general population.