Blog Posts in "Maine"

Posted by & filed under Maine, Safe Families.

Maine’s governor has signed FGA’s Safe Families for Children legislation into law. The bill provides protection for the Safe Families For Children foster program. With Governor Paul LePage’s signature, families in trouble across the state have a new place to turn for temporary housing of their children. Safe Families is a private charity that has worked wonders for struggling families...[ read more ]

Posted by & filed under Events, Kansas, Maine, Restore the Working Class, Welfare Reform.

Join us live here: Event information: Able-bodied adults, work, and food assistance: What are states doing, and is it working?   12:00pm – 1:30pm et Senior Fellow for FGA, Josh Archambault will join a panel of experts to discuss state level welfare reform for able-bodied adults receiving food stamps.  Governor Sam Brownback of Kansas will give the keynote address. Join...[ read more ]

Posted by & filed under Events, Kansas, Maine, Restore the Working Class, Welfare Reform.

On Wednesday, April 20th, 2016, FGA will co-host an event with AEI focused on state level welfare reform for able-bodied adults receiving food assistance. Senior Fellow for FGA, Josh Archambault will join the panel of experts, including Governor Sam Brownback of Kansas, who will give the keynote address. RSVP here. Event information: Able-bodied adults, work, and food assistance: What are...[ read more ]

Posted by & filed under Maine, Welfare Reform.

According to reports, the results of Maine’s new work requirements for food stamp benefits have paid immediate dividends. These results go a long way to proving that common sense requirements of personal responsibility can reduce dependence on the government. The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) tells the AP that the number of people in Maine on the Supplemental...[ read more ]