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Food Stamp Enrollment Drops in 47 States

Food stamp enrollment dropped over the past year in 47 out of 50 states, according to the latest U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) statistics on nationwide food stamp enrollment.

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 19: A grocery store advertises that they accept food stamps in the South Bronx on September 19, 2013 in New York City. According to the 2010 U.S. Census Bureau report, over a quarter-million people in the South Bronx are living in poverty, making the 16th …

Pinkerton: Back to the Future — Generous 1990s Block Grants Show GOP Path to Obamacare Repeal and Replace

The future of Obamacare repeal and replace lies with the GOP’s past success in converting federal welfare funds into block grants that allow governors to tailor the funds to their own local needs. However, like welfare reform in the 1990s, healthcare reform today will only succeed if it demonstrates that it can improve lives and not just reduce spending. The flesh-and-blood well-being of folks is more meaningful to people than abstract budget numbers showing a deficit reduction.

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 12: U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) shows a thumbs up to President Donald Trump during an executive order signing as Vice President Mike Pence, Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) and Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta look on during an event in the Roosevelt Room of the White …

Hispanic Activist: Democrats are ‘Racist’, ‘Don’t Care About Us’

LOS ANGELES — Jorge Herrera, 31, an American-born Hispanic activist, unloaded on the Democratic Party this week, detailing his belief that despite pretending they are “all-inclusive” and the party for minorities, in reality Democrats are “racist” and “don’t care about us.”

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Study Reveals the Seven States with ‘Failing’ Welfare Programs

When the Republican-controlled Congress promoted welfare reform as one of its top priorities in 1995, opponents accused them of being unsympathetic to the plight of impoverished Americans and insisted the proposed policies would end up harming true reforms.

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Church-Linked Charity Involved in Legal Fight Against Welfare Reform

A charity whose patrons include the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and journalist Jeremy Paxman is taking Welfare Secretary Iain Duncan Smith to court over welfare reforms including the spare room subsidy and stricter guidelines on discretionary housing payments. The

Justin Welby, the bishop of Durham, is expected to be named the archbishop of Canterbury on Friday