Research in "Restore the Working Class"

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SNAP To It: Restoring Work Requirements Will Help Solve the Food Stamp Crisis AUTHORED BY: Jonathan Ingram | Research Director Nic Horton | Policy Impact Specialist EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The food stamp program is one of the largest and fastest-growing welfare entitlements in the federal budget. Total enrollment reached a whopping 48 million in 2013, one of many record highs plaguing...[ read more ]

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But they still cannot turn terrible policy into a good one. As the welfare state has grown year over year, so has its impact on government budgets at every level, as well as the number of Americans trapped in welfare dependence. The challenge for lawmakers is to rein in the welfare state and promote polities to lift people out of...[ read more ]