Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) hopes the Supplemental Security Income program can sneak into the Democrats’ budget reconciliation bill.
"I really am disabled now, so it really does take a toll."
Several changes to food and disability benefits are included among the dozens of regulations lined up.
Trump pursued a series of disability and food benefit cuts without congressional input. Biden could stop them the same way.
The "whole-of-government" approach to the coronavirus doesn't pause President Donald Trump's anti-welfare agenda.
The newly jobless are applying for unemployment benefits and wondering about their health care. "It just keeps getting worse," one worker said.
If someone can work 30 hours per week, the proposed regulation says, then they aren't disabled enough for benefits.
The Trump administration says people who can't speak English can still thrive in the labor market.
Too many Puerto Ricans are getting disability benefits, the administration claims.
The Trump administration wants to trim the disability rolls through extra vetting of recipients — possibly repeating a disastrous Reagan-era move.