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Politicians Accuse the Poor of Dropping...
Published:Tue, 07 Apr 2015 10:42:09 -0700
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback may sign a bill this week that would block welfare recipients from using state funds to lead ordinary, entertainment-filled lives. “We’re trying to m......
Why is Kansas pursuing tougher welfare ...
Published:Wed, 08 Apr 2015 05:26:55 -0700
Starting in July, welfare recipients in Kansas won't be able to use government aid to go to a movie theater or swimming pool, among other spots, assuming the governor signs th......
Monkey Cage: Five key lessons about the...
Published:Mon, 06 Apr 2015 12:49:40 -0700
Reforming the welfare state is hard. But it can be done.......
No movies, concerts, or tattoos: Kansas...
Published:Tue, 07 Apr 2015 09:14:33 -0700
These are just some of the things that Kansas families on welfare will no longer be able to spend state dollars on, if Republican Gov. Sam Brownback signs House Bill 2258 into law......
Kansas to ban use of welfare on tattoos...
Published:Tue, 07 Apr 2015 08:31:55 -0700
Kansas is poised to put a stop to the practice of welfare recipients using government aid to pay for psychics with a bill that cracks down on the use of welfare for fun.......


Politicians Accuse the Poor of Dropping Welfare Dimes on Movies
Published:Tue, 07 Apr 2015 10:42:09 -0700  
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback may sign a bill this week that would block welfare recipients from using state funds to lead ordinary, entertainment-filled lives. “We’re trying to make sure those benefits are used the way they were intended,” state Sen. Michael O’Donnell told The Topeka Capital-Journal....

Why is Kansas pursuing tougher welfare rules? (+video)
Published:Wed, 08 Apr 2015 05:26:55 -0700  
Starting in July, welfare recipients in Kansas won't be able to use government aid to go to a movie theater or swimming pool, among other spots, assuming the governor signs the measure....

Monkey Cage: Five key lessons about the welfare state
Published:Mon, 06 Apr 2015 12:49:40 -0700  
Reforming the welfare state is hard. But it can be done....

No movies, concerts, or tattoos: Kansas bill would limit use of welfare funds
Published:Tue, 07 Apr 2015 09:14:33 -0700  
These are just some of the things that Kansas families on welfare will no longer be able to spend state dollars on, if Republican Gov. Sam Brownback signs House Bill 2258 into law this week. The bill would make Kansas the latest state to impose its own conditions on Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) cash benefits, as state governments tighten public assistance programs in a bid to ......

Kansas to ban use of welfare on tattoos, cruises, psychics
Published:Tue, 07 Apr 2015 08:31:55 -0700  
Kansas is poised to put a stop to the practice of welfare recipients using government aid to pay for psychics with a bill that cracks down on the use of welfare for fun....

Maine's Republican governor renews welfare-reform push
Published:Mon, 06 Apr 2015 23:08:08 -0700  
By Dave Sherwood BRUNSWICK, Maine (Reuters) - Maine Governor Paul LePage on Monday revived legislation to crack down on welfare fraud, making good on a 2014 campaign promise to tighten restrictions on the state's public assistance programs and help speed the transition from "welfare to work." LePage's bill would require applicants for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families to apply for three ......

No movies, concerts, or tattoos: Kansas bill would limit use of welfare funds (+video)
Published:Wed, 08 Apr 2015 05:25:20 -0700  
Kansas lawmakers have approved a bill that would prohibit families on welfare from using state funds for everything from movies to bail....

Kansas Legislation Bans Welfare Recipients From Spending Benefits on Cruises
Published:Sat, 04 Apr 2015 12:52:38 -0700  
Welfare recipients would be barred from spending benefits at liquor stores, pools and cruises....

Kansas welfare bill would limit ATM withdrawals to $25 a day
Published:Tue, 07 Apr 2015 15:17:39 -0700  
Danielle Haynes TOPEKA, Kan., April 7 (UPI) -- Both houses of the Kansas legislature have passed legislation limiting welfare ATM withdrawals to $25 each day....
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