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
Apr 5, 2018 Over an hour read
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reportReforming the EITC and Additional Child Tax Credit
Nov 16, 2016 Over an hour read
reportMaine Food Stamp Work Requirement Cuts Non-Parent Caseload by 80 Percent
Feb 8, 2016 21 min read
reportHow Welfare Undermines Marriage and What to Do About It Robert Rector
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