Despite Laws, Colorado Welfare Recipients Getting Cash At Liquor Stores And Pot Shops

Daily Caller News Foundation | Greg Campbell
A worker at Nick's Liquor Store sells lottery tickets as a sign shows the Mega Millions jackpot estimated at $586 million in Venice, California

State reportedly knows about the violations, but hasn’t enforced the law

After Senator's Investigation, 'No Welfare For Weed' Bill Passes House

Daily Caller News Foundation | Jonah Bennett
A woman exhales marijuana smoke during the 4/20 Rally at the Civic Center in Denver

‘The fact that some people are using welfare for weed is outrageous’

Number Of Americans On Welfare At All Time High

Daily Caller News Foundation | Jonah Bennett
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

US | Hannah Bleau
Food Stamp Nutritional Assistance

Can’t afford pot? Not to worry

Santorum Questions Whether The GOP Cares About Poor People

Politics | Rachel Stoltzfoos

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

Will welfare drug-testing work in Mississippi?

Politics | Katie Callahan
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

US | Caroline May
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

Politics | Caroline May
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

Politics | Caroline May
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

Daily Caller News Foundation | Brendan Bordelon

‘Maligns people who are incredibly needy’

'Rodney King, Baby'

Politics | Grae Stafford

‘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?

US | Caroline May
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

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
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

US | Caroline May
Poverty

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

Pro-immigration Cato Institute proposes banning immigrants from welfare

Daily Caller News Foundation | Sarah Hurtubise
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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

Entertainment | Sarah Hofmann

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

Poll: Many Americans blame welfare for 'persistent poverty'

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
Food Stamps

April was the 195th month disability collections grew

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

Business | Giuseppe Macri
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

Politics | Caroline May
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Bill requires unemployed people who want benefits to answer questions, possibly undergo drug test