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­­­Contact: Charles Siler 202-487-8652    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NEW BILLS EMPOWER WEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITIES TO HELP FAMILIES IN CRISIS BILLS CREATING FOSTER CARE ALTERNATIVE PASS LEGISLATURE   Families experiencing a short-term crisis in West Virginia may soon have a new place to turn for help, their own communities, thanks to two bills which just passed the state Legislature with a...[ read more ]

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­­­Contact: Charles Siler 202-487-8652   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NEW BILL TO BRING $8 MILLION IN FREE HEALTH CARE TO POOR WEST VIRGINIANS COMMON-SENSE BILL PROTECTING HEALTH PROFESSIONALS WHO DONATE CARE TO POOR PATIENTS PASSES LEGISLATURE   Low-income patients in West Virginia may soon benefit from an estimated $8 million and 14,000 visits a year in free health care donated by...[ read more ]

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­­­Contact: Charles Siler 202-487-8652    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: KANSAS LT. GOV. SHARES POWERFUL STRATEGY TO HELPING THE POOR WORK REQUIREMENTS FOR WELFARE ARE LIFTING THOUSANDS FROM POVERTY   Thousands of able-bodied adults have been lifted from poverty and are on a path to independence and economic success thanks to work requirements implemented in Kansas in Oct. 2013, and the state’s...[ read more ]

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­­­Contact: Charles Siler 202-487-8652    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: WORK REQUIREMENTS ARE KEY TO LIFTING AMERICANS FROM POVERTY SHOWS STUDY KANSAS’ REFORM FREES THOUSANDS FROM WELFARE, PROVIDES ECONOMIC BOOST   Welfare fails the poor by punishing work and trapping able-bodied, working-age adults in poverty. But a groundbreaking, first-of-its-kind study finds that work requirements don’t just get adults back on their feet...[ read more ]

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What is the Role? Realizing the important role marketing plays in advancing a policy agenda, FGA is looking for a principled and effective communicator dedicated to excellence and driven by challenging situations. FGA works with state leaders across the nation to advance positive health care and welfare reforms, and to stop policies that grow the welfare state at the expense...[ read more ]

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Job Opening: Legislative Relations Director Where? Naples, FL or Virtual Office What is the Role? FGA works with state leaders across the nation to advance positive health care and welfare reforms, and to stop policies that grow the welfare state at the expense of families and taxpayers. The Director will play an integral role on FGA’s government relations team, helping...[ read more ]

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Contact: Charles Siler 202-487-8652 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SHOW-ME STATE REPRESENTATIVE RECEIVES NATIONAL AWARD FOR EMPOWERING MISSOURIANS TO RETURN TO WORK AWARD HONORS LEADERSHIP ON WELFARE REFORMS TO BREAK THE CYCLE OF DEPENDENCY Missouri Rep. Sue Allen was honored with the Foundation for Government Accountability’s 2015 Defender of Opportunity Award Monday for her leadership in the state to reform the welfare...[ read more ]

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Contact: Charles Siler 202-487-8652 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MONTANA SENATOR RECEIVES NATIONAL AWARD FOR PROTECTING KIDS IN CRISIS AWARD HONORS LEADERSHIP ON REFORMS EMPOWERING COMMUNITIES TO HELP FAMILIES IN NEED Montana Sen. Roger Webb was honored with the Foundation for Government Accountability’s 2015 Champion of Children Award Monday for his leadership in the state to protect communities who help families and...[ read more ]

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Contact: Charles Siler 202-487-8652 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: STATE REPRESENTATIVE RECEIVES NATIONAL AWARD FOR EMPOWERING MISSISSIPPIANS TO RETURN TO WORK AWARD HONORS LEADERSHIP ON WELFARE REFORMS TO BREAK THE CYCLE OF DEPENDENCY Mississippi Rep. Dennis DeBar was honored with the Foundation for Government Accountability’s 2015 Defender of Opportunity Award Monday for his leadership in the state to reform the welfare system...[ read more ]

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Contact: Charles Siler 202-487-8652 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: LOCAL LEGISLATOR RECEIVES NATIONAL AWARD FOR EMPOWERING MISSOURIANS TO RETURN TO WORK AWARD HONORS LEADERSHIP ON WELFARE REFORMS TO BREAK THE CYCLE OF DEPENDENCY Missouri Rep. Diane Franklin received the Foundation for Government Accountability’s 2015 Defender of Opportunity Award Monday for her leadership in the state to reform the welfare system and empower...[ read more ]