welfare waivers

House Republicans passed a bill that would forbid the Obama administration from granting states waivers on work requirements in their Welfare program. Joining the conversation are Arthur Delaney and Jason Linkins.
"The lack of focus on outcomes makes the program less about the need to help parents find and retain work and more about
Republicans contend that the Health and Human Services Department was acting illegally in offering the waivers, saying the
Ryan, the vice presidential candidate and congressman from Wisconsin, said in a statement, “Most Americans understand that
"This resolution wastes precious legislative time when we should be working together to provide solutions for the real problems
Well, we believe it’s accurate. The Richmond Times-Dispatch also believes it’s accurate. Heritage and others have written
It is no surprise that spending on basic assistance declined dramatically in the 15 years since welfare reform became law, as this was one of the aims of the law.
In a conference call with reporters, the Romney campaign said the Obama campaign is "throwing up smoke" by pointing to the
Last week, the Department of Health and Human Services invited states to apply for waivers so they could try out "demonstration
“This is a huge step in the wrong direction,” Branstad told Brit Hume on "Fox News Sunday," adding that he believed the law