Court Ends Florida Governor Scott’s Plan On Drug Tests

Court Ends Florida Governor Scott’s Plan On Drug Tests

Governor Scott's vindictive, wasteful attack on the poor is finally dead. ...

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Court Deals Blow To Drug Testing Of Florida Welfare Recipients

Court Deals Blow To Drug Testing Of Florida Welfare Recipients

Another court has rejected Rick Scott's crusade to drug test welfare recipients. ...

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How The Safety Net Cuts Poverty Rates

How The Safety Net Cuts Poverty Rates

The safety net is saving Americans -- but Republicans are still obsessed with cutting it. ...

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Scott Walker Wants To Revisit Drug Tests For Welfare

Scott Walker Wants To Revisit Drug Tests For Welfare

Governor Scott Walker is the latest Republican to suggest mandatory drug testing for welfare recipients. As part of his re-election campaign, the Wisconsin governor put forth a 62 ...

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Arizona Republican Resigns After Proposing Sterilization Of Poor Women

Arizona Republican Resigns After Proposing Sterilization Of Poor Women

Former Arizona state senator Russell Pearce resigned from his position as the Arizona Republican Party’s vice chairman on Sunday, after suggesting that Arizona sterilize all women ...

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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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