By Bryce Covert on October 22, 2013
The value of welfare benefits continues to decline even as they reach fewer and fewer families.
By Bryce Covert on October 15, 2013
North Carolina is the first state to say benefits won't go out in November due to the shutdown.
By Bryce Covert on October 8, 2013
Experts say all states are expected to keep welfare benefits flowing during the shutdown of federal funding except for one.
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By Bryce Covert on October 1, 2013
Beyond shutting down the government, Congress just failed to extend funding for welfare.
By Bryce Covert on September 5, 2013
The governor is still fighting the law, citing the bad experiences other states have had.
By Bryce Covert on August 27, 2013
Utah is the latest state to find that drug testing welfare recipients comes with high costs and few results.
By Joseph Diebold, Guest Blogger on August 15, 2013
Gov. Pat McCrory has joined North Carolina's Republican legislature in signing a raft of regressive bills. But he took a stand on drug testing for welfare applicants.
By Zack Beauchamp on August 13, 2013
Inside the science suggesting that attacking "lazy" welfare moochers won't help Republicans anymore.
By Bryce Covert on August 6, 2013
The state's welfare program denies women who decide to have children extra benefits.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on June 17, 2013