Today, more people than ever before depend on the federal government for housing, food, and income.
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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reportGeographic-Area Waivers Undermine Food Stamp Work Requirements Jamie Bryan Hall
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HERITAGE EXPLAINSHow 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,...
When President Lyndon Johnson launched the War on Poverty, he said that it was intended to strike “at the causes, not just...
reportFive Steps Congress Can Take to Encourage Work in the Food Stamps Program
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