Today, more people than ever before depend on the federal government for housing, food, and income.
Learn more about policies that truly improve the well-being of the poor, encourage work, and remove barriers to marriage with this explainer video.
The War on Poverty has cost the taxpayers nearly three and a half times the combined cost of all military wars in U.S. history.
Understanding the Hidden $1.1 Trillion Welfare System and How to Reform It
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HERITAGE EXPLAINSWelfare Reform (Part 2)
This week, we break down the Biden administration’s plans to expand welfare. Jason Turner, executive director at Secretaries’...
HERITAGE EXPLAINSWelfare Reform (Part 1)
It's been 25 years since President Clinton signed into law sweeping welfare reform. But while this massive bipartisan victory...