Blog Posts in "Restore the Working Class"

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 Kansas, Restore the Working Class, Welfare Reform.

In 1996, President Bill Clinton signed into law historic welfare reforms that required able-bodied adults without dependents to work a minimum of 20 hours per week in order to receive food stamps. But under the Obama administration, those work requirements were relaxed in nearly every state, and enrollees were allowed to remain on the program indefinitely, instead of being limited...[ read more ]