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  New Poll Confirms Michigan Voters Support Welfare Work Requirements Nearly three-quarters of voters want work requirements implemented statewide Lansing, MI - A new poll released today by the Foundation for Government Accountability confirms that Michigan voters support work requirements for welfare. The poll, which surveyed 579 likely voters, found that 70 percent of Michigan voters support implementing food stamp...[ read more ]

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ARKANSAS SENATOR RECEIVES NATIONAL AWARD FOR EDUCATING POLICYMAKERS ABOUT OBAMACARE EXPANSION FGA AWARD COMMEMORATES KING’S LEADERSHIP FOR PROTECTING PATIENTS & THE TRULY NEEDY ACROSS THE COUNTRY Arkansas Senator Bryan King was honored with the Foundation for Government Accountability’s 2016 Good Neighbor Award this summer for his leadership in educating state policymakers around the country about the pitfalls of Medicaid expansion under...[ read more ]

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Contact: Charles Siler 202-487-8652 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NEBRASKA GOVERNOR RECEIVES NATIONAL AWARD FOR FIGHTING OBAMACARE EXPANSION FGA AWARD COMMEMORATES LEADERSHIP FOR PROTECTING PATIENTS, PROVIDERS, AND TAXPAYERS Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts was honored with the Foundation for Government Accountability’s 2016 Voice for the Vulnerable Award June 20 for his leadership in the state to prevent a massive expansion of welfare under...[ read more ]

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­­­Contact: Charles Siler 202-487-8652 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NEW LAW EMPOWERS ALASKA COMMUNITIES TO HELP FAMILIES IN CRISIS BILL CREATING EARLY INTERVENTION ALTERNATIVE SIGNED INTO LAW Families experiencing a short-term crisis in Alaska will have a new place to turn for help, their own communities, thanks to a bill just signed by Gov. Bill Walker that enjoyed bi-partisan support in the...[ read more ]

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Contact: Charles Siler 202-487-8652 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: GEORGIA SENATOR RECEIVES NATIONAL AWARDS FOR HER DEDICATION TO FAMILIES AND STRONG COMMUNITIES AWARD HONORS LEADERSHIP ON BILLS PROTECTING VOLUNTEERS AND FOCUSING GOVERNMENT PROGRAMS ON PROSPERITY Georgia Sen. Renee Unterman was honored with the 2016 Legislator of the Year Award from the Foundation for Government Accountability Monday for her leadership in the state...[ read more ]

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Contact: Charles Siler 202-487-8652 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC SERVANT RECEIVES NATIONAL AWARD FOR WORK TO PROMOTE PROSPERITY AWARD HONORS QUIET LEADERSHIP AND WORK TO ENCOURAGE INDEPENDENCE FOR NORTH CAROLINA’S POOR Lindsey Dowling, Director of Policy and Operations for the Office of the House Majority Leader Rep. Mike Hager, was honored with the 2016 Unsung Hero Award from the...[ read more ]

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Contact: Charles Siler 202-487-8652 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 3 KANSAS PUBLIC SERVANTS RECEIVE NATIONAL AWARDS FOR THEIR DEDICATION TO STRONG COMMUNITIES AWARD HONORS QUIET LEADERSHIP AND WORK TO ENCOURAGE INDEPENDENCE AND PROSPERITY FOR KANSAS’ POOR Christie Kriegshauser, Chief of Staff for Speaker Ray Merrick, Melika Willoughby, Deputy Communications Director for Gov. Sam Brownback, and Jeff Kahrs, Chief of Staff for the...[ read more ]

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Contact: Charles Siler 202-487-8652 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: KANSAS SECRETARY RECEIVES NATIONAL EXECUTIVE OF YEAR AWARD FOR ANTI-POVERTY LEADERSHIP AWARD HONORS LEADERSHIP IN PROMOTING PRO-INDEPENDENCE WELFARE REFROMS Kansas Department for Children and Families Secretary Phyllis Gilmore was honored with the 2016 Executive of the Year Award from the Foundation for Government Accountability for her leadership in championing welfare reforms that promote...[ read more ]

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Contact: Charles Siler 202-487-8652 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: KANSAS LAWMAKERS RECEIVE NATIONAL AWARDS FOR THEIR DEDICATION TO KANSAS FAMILIES AWARD HONORS LEADERSHIP ON BILLS EMPOWERING VOLUNTEERS, FOCUSING GOVERNMENT PROGRAMS ON PROSPERITY, AND BLOCKING EXPANSION Kansas Sen. Mary Pilcher-Cook and Rep. Dan Hawkins were each honored with the 2016 Legislator of the Year Award from the Foundation for Government Accountability Monday for...[ read more ]

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Contact: Charles Siler 202-487-8652 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: WEST VIRGINIA SENATOR RECEIVES NATIONAL AWARD FOR HIS DEDICATION TO FAMILIES AND STRONG COMMUNITIES AWARD HONORS LEADERSHIP ON BILLS EMPOWERING VOLUNTEERS AND FOCUSING GOVERNMENT PROGRAMS ON PROSPERITY West Virginia Sen. Edward Gaunch was honored with the 2016 Legislator of the Year Award from the Foundation for Government Accountability Monday for his leadership in...[ read more ]