After Scrutiny, Chicago Housing Authority Cuts Value Of ‘Super Vouchers’

After Scrutiny, Chicago Housing Authority Cuts Value Of ‘Super Vouchers’

By Michelle Manchir, Chicago Tribune CHICAGO -- Chicago Housing Authority voucher recipients will no longer receive enough assistance to place them in the city's most luxurious hi ...

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Walmart On Welfare

Walmart On Welfare

Next time you drive past a Walmart, think about how much in taxes you pay to subsidize the nation’s largest private employer, owned by the nation’s richest family. Your cost this ...

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Another Round Of Food Stamp Cuts Hits States

Another Round Of Food Stamp Cuts Hits States

By Jake Grovum, Stateline.org WASHINGTON -- A fresh round of food stamp cuts at the state level are underway, on top of federal food stamp reductions that hit millions of American ...

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Authorities Hunt For Couple Living Lavish Lifestyle While Collecting Food Stamps

Authorities Hunt For Couple Living Lavish Lifestyle While Collecting Food Stamps

By Brittany Shammas, Sun Sentinel FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Andrea and Colin Chisholm III fancied themselves Scottish aristocrats, insisting on being called Lord and Lady and leadin ...

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Farm Subsidies Reveal Congressional Double Standard

Farm Subsidies Reveal Congressional Double Standard

Congress has left me confused. Stunned, actually, as well as bewildered, chagrined and slightly depressed. The GOP-dominated House has passed a bill that defies compassion, mathem ...

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Maine Governor’s Welfare Investigation Turns Up Next To Nothing

Maine Governor’s Welfare Investigation Turns Up Next To Nothing

Maine governor Paul LePage (R) finally has a smoking gun in his effort to restrict welfare programs -- at least according to him. According to a much-hyped study conducted by the ...

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A Monument to the ‘Least of These’

A Monument to the ‘Least of These’

This Sunday on the National Mall, the nation dedicates a monument to, arguably, the greatest American of the 20th century. It is, as Lincoln said at another dedication, altogether ...

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Between A Velvet Glove And A Straw Pillow

Between A Velvet Glove And A Straw Pillow

Q: I am 64 years old and have just been laid off. Instead of looking for another job, I've decided to retire. But I am struggling so much with my Social Security choices, and I ho ...

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