Americans value a temporary safety net, but they think work should be an integral part of receiving public assistance. FGA supports a universal work requirement across all four major welfare programs—food stamps, Medicaid, housing, and TANF. Work is the best way to improve lives and regain independence.
Employment and Training Programs Are Within Reach of All Americans
Employment and training opportunities are out there. To bolster their workforce, states need to start assigning individuals to them.READ MORE
Waivers Gone Wild: How States Are Still Fostering Dependency
Despite today’s booming economy, the number of able-bodied adults who receive food stamps remains near record high levels. States report that 4.1 million able-bodied adults without dependents are expected to be enrolled in the program over the course of fiscal year 2019. That is more than four times as many as were enrolled between 2000 […]READ MORE
Our Welfare Reform Research
Work Requirements Work: How Expanding Food Stamp Work Requirements Can Continue to Break the Cycle of Dependency
Universal Work Requirements For Welfare Programs Are A Win For All Involved
The Top Two Reforms to Restore Federal Fiscal Sanity
House-Proposed Work Requirements Would Limit Dependency, Save Taxpayer Resources, and Grow the Economy
Dispelling Common Work Requirement Myths
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