Welfare

Issue

Welfare

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.

HERITAGE EXPLAINS

Welfare Reform (Part 3)

We have been looking back on the great success of the bipartisan welfare reform act of 1996. In Part 1, Robert Rector told us

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Welfare Reform (Part 2)

This week, we break down the Biden administration’s plans to expand welfare. Jason Turner, executive director at Secretaries’

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HERITAGE EXPLAINS

Welfare Reform (Part 1)

It's been 25 years since President Clinton signed into law sweeping welfare reform. But while this massive bipartisan victory

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How the Marriage Penalty Is Hurting Low Income Communities

This week on the Heritage Explains podcast, Mimi Teixeira, a graduate fellow in welfare policy at The Heritage Foundation

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Welfare

W‌hen President Lyndon Johnson launched the War on Poverty, he said that it ‌was intended to strike “at the causes, not just

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