The consequences of fatherlessness are devastating, especially for children, yet the government continues to disincentivize marriage in its welfare programs without recognizing the pitfalls.
A new study shows a clear path forward as Americans stare another recession in the face thanks to COVID-19. The most important focus? Jobs, jobs, jobs.
President Trump signed a deal to avert a government shutdown for another two years by basically giving the Democrats all the spending they wanted.
Medicaid expansion has gotten out of control. Work requirements will give able-bodied Medicaid enrollees what they really need: full employment.
To bring home a win, the White House and Congress need tax reform. To pass tax reform, they need to ensure middle-class families will meaningfully benefit.
While Medicaid sounds like a generous deal for states, its funding formula incentivizes policymakers to expand the program at the expense of core state government functions.
Scott Winship shares his latest report on poverty and welfare reform on the Federalist Radio Hour.
Contrary to what some say, welfare reform has not increased the number of Americans living, like people in the Third World, on $2 per day.
The Americans most inclined to tap government benefits and to think of welfare as a good thing are also the least likely to participate in the democratic process.
No program has reversed the disincentive for marriage among the poor caused by America’s current welfare programs. Contraception won’t, either.
Conservatives should fight for Americans struggling to get by, not stigmatize the poor.
Don’t pretend you’re skeptical about the ever-growing entitlement state, National Journal’s Ron Fournier is pretty sure you’re just racist.
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