North Carolina state government announced it will resume issuing benefits to poor women and their children through a federally funded program.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Rahab Kinity didn’t expect to be hungry. The 38-year-old single mother supported herself and her teenage son working two jobs as a medical assistant, managing to save enough to buy a […]
(CBS Charlotte) — Too often, poor Americans are judged, criticized and labeled simply because they do not make a lot of money or because they are “welfare dependent.” There are a plethora of stereotypes that […]
Some North Carolina legislators agreed Tuesday to require county social service workers to perform criminal background checks on people seeking welfare and food stamps, but the legislation provides no money to pay for the reviews.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Some North Carolina legislators want social service workers to perform criminal checks on welfare and food stamp requests to ensure law-abiding people get federal benefits first. The House Health and Human […]
A South Carolina lawmaker is challenging Gov. Nikki Haley and the state’s DSS director to try to eat healthy foods on a food stamp budget for one week.
South Carolina officials hope restricting what people can buy with food stamps will cut down on obesity.
Romney thought he was talking amongst his teammates in the locker room last May 17 only to find out that there was somebody on the other team hiding behind the lockers. Had he known a member of the other team was lurking back there, he would have chosen his words more carefully and had presented more carefully-chosen data than the data of which he swiftly generalized.
On Friday, June 8, House Speaker John Boehner, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and the Republican caucus perfectly summed up exactly how little regard they have for the American public. They talk about budget cuts. […]