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Number Of Americans On Welfare At All Time High

President Obama listens after nominating Director of the Office of Management and Budget Burwell to replace outgoing Health Secretary Sebelius, during a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House

Data goes back over 20 years

11 Surprising Things You Can Buy With Food Stamps

Food Stamp Nutritional Assistance

Can’t afford pot? Not to worry

Santorum Questions Whether The GOP Cares About Poor People

‘If you really cared, you’d talk about the problems they have’

Will welfare drug-testing work in Mississippi?

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant speaks at a National Governors Association Education, Early Childhood and Workforce Committee meeting in February of 2012. (Photo: Lance Cheung/USDAgov/Flickr)

‘It’s actually about tough love and giving people a hand up than a handout’

Former welfare office head, with gambling habit, embezzles nearly $300k

A dealer picks up chips on a mock black jack casino table during a photo opportunity at an international tourism promotion symposium in Tokyo

Welfare director develops elaborate scheme to steal taxpayer dollars to feed gambling habit

GOP lawmakers move to outlaw use of welfare benefit cards in marijuana shops

A fully budded marijuana plant ready for trimming is seen at the Botanacare marijuana store ahead of their grand opening on New Year's day in Northglenn, Colorado
'While some may decide to spend their own money on drugs, we're not going to give them a taxpayer subsidy to do it'

Republican senator pushes for welfare work requirements

Cruz and Lee depart the Senate floor after their speeches before the night-time budget vote at the U.S. Capitol in Washington

‘Poverty is not just the absence of money, but also the absence of opportunity’

MSNBC host shames Democratic senator for daring to suggest welfare waste exists

‘Maligns people who are incredibly needy’

'Rodney King, Baby'

‘If it stays like this there is gona be a uproar in the city of L.A. … a Rodney King, baby’

LA County will pay HOW MUCH in welfare benefits to illegal immigrant parents?

Food Stamp Program

‘These costs do not even include the hundreds of millions of dollars spent annually for education’

Don't work in Hawaii, make $29 an hour

Hawaii Beaches

Hawaiians on welfare earn 167% of the state’s median salary

4 in 5 Americans at risk of poverty, joblessness, reliance on welfare


‘Poverty is no longer an issue of ‘them,’ it’s an issue of ‘us”

Pro-immigration Cato Institute proposes banning immigrants from welfare

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A spoonful of sugar to help immigration reform go down

Woman who got government to pay for boob job wants them smaller now

UK 23-year-old wants taxpayers to foot the bill again, this time to reduce them

Poll: Many Americans blame welfare for 'persistent poverty'

Food Stamps

April was the 195th month disability collections grew

Democratic Congressional report: Wal-Mart may cost more than you think

Wal Mart Hazardous Waste

Low-wages lead to increased enrollment in assistance programs, with taxpayers making up the difference, Dems claim

Texas State Legislature approves drug tests for unemployment benefits

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Bill requires unemployed people who want benefits to answer questions, possibly undergo drug test

USDA spending $4 million to increase food stamp use at farmers markets

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Favorite venue of upscale hipsters gets welfare infusion

USDA/Mexico Spanish-language flyer: Get kids on food stamps without showing documents

US Mexico

Federal agency tells applicants to get kids on public assistance without revealing ‘your immigration status’