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Drug testing for food stamps could soon be a law in...

When the 2019 legislative session begins in March, state lawmakers will have the opportunity to consider a plan that would require certain food stamp recipients...

Carol Gundlach: Congress should oppose Farm Bill changes that would make...

Americans across the political spectrum have long agreed on the importance of reducing hunger in our country. But the U.S. House is now considering...

New study reveals SNAP benefits don’t cover meal cost in Alabama

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides monthly food budget assistance to more than 42 million eligible, low-income Americans across the country. The Urban Institute, a liberal-leaning...

Daniel Sutter: A lesson for welfare from football?

Each new football season is a time for celebration. Unfortunately we see too many stories about players’ misdeeds, and more troublingly, authorities sometimes looking...

Trump administration reverses little-used welfare waivers

The Trump administration on Wednesday reversed an Obama-era policy that allowed states to seek waivers to welfare's work requirements, saying it wants to promote...

Trump administration reverses little-used welfare-work waivers

The Trump administration on Wednesday reversed an Obama-era policy that allowed states to seek waivers to welfare’s work requirements, saying it wants to promote...

Donald Trump’s food stamp cuts face hard sell in Congress

President Donald Trump's proposal to slash food stamps by a third will be a hard sell in Congress, even as Republicans have tried repeatedly...

Lawrence W. Reed: A poverty program that worked

We've become accustomed to think of fighting poverty as a 20th Century undertaking, with the federal government leading the way. For that reason, this...

Felony drug offenders now eligible for SNAP, TANF benefits in Alabama

On Saturday Alabama joined most U.S. states by allowing people with a past felony drug conviction to receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits,...

Email Insights: Bradley Byrne highlights federal spending crisis

U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne took to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday to deliver a speech on how out-of-control federal spending is...
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