Rep. Andy Harris (R-Md.) wants to let states try cutting junk food out of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
A new program in Flint, Michigan, could be a model for the rest of America ― but only if the right officials are in place to support it.
The poverty rate jumped, and soon the number of uninsured people will rise too. But there's a way we could avoid all of that.
An annual report from the U.S. Census Bureau showed how much pandemic-era aid made a difference.
State-level momentum for universal school lunches has grown in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Southern Poverty Law Center said that the right-wing group is “making waves for intimidating and harassing teachers and school officials.”
A proposal to provide direct cash payments to expectant mothers and newborns could shield children from the long-term effects of growing up poor.
Cook County will send up to 3,250 eligible residents $500 a month in cash assistance for two years, becoming a leader in the movement for universal basic income.
The same bill getting all the blame for inflation gets some credit for reducing material hardship last year.
The American Rescue Plan lifted 4 million children out of poverty. This legislation didn’t simply make life a little easier for some Americans. It saved lives.