Incentivizing Work Search and Long-Term Employment
Strengthening work search requirements for individuals on unemployment will help to ensure accountability for those receiving benefits, both encouraging a return to work and preserving resources in the program.
First of Its Kind Study Shows the Power of Work
For too long, thousands of Kansans have languished in welfare, without hope of a better life. But thanks to one simple policy change, many Kansans are now on the path to a better life. Under federal law, all able-bodied, childless adults in the food stamp program are required to work or train for work at […]READ MORE
Are unemployment benefits the new welfare? Short-term assistance becoming long-term 'trap,' report warns
Expanded federal unemployment benefits, put in place as an emergency measure during the COVID-19 pandemic, are on course to become another long-term “welfare trap,” a government fiscal watchdog group warns in a new report. Under emergency response legislation, the federal government expanded eligibility for unemployment benefits, extended the number of weeks, and gave bonuses to state unemployment benefits. […]READ MORE
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