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Welfare reform moving to center of Republican agenda

Congressional Republicans and the Trump administration are eyeing sweeping legislative and regulatory changes to the country’s welfare system next year. Speaker Paul Ryan Paul Davis Ryan Poll: Trump e... read more

Earned income tax credits on GOP's welfare agenda

Lifting people out of poverty was one of the few policy goals Ryan cited in his inaugural speech as speaker, along with more widely publicized GOP agenda items ... the 1996 welfare reform, with its wo... read more

Welfare Reform Then, Immigration Reform Now?

Don’t castrate the party, smooth out the many sharp edges of the GOP’s platform and message. Keep supporting tax cuts and less regulation, but add an agenda and ... Now maybe immigration reform is the ... read more

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The Daily 202: Lame-duck power grab in Wisconsin showcases the GOP’s embrace of zero-sum politics

Tommy Thompson (R) developed welfare reform ... THE DOMESTIC AGENDA: -- Congress plans to pass a short-term funding bill to delay a fight over Trump’s border wall until Dec. 21. CNBC’s Jacob Pramuk an... read more

Revisiting Welfare Reform

In an effort to jumpstart a fresh debate on welfare reform, Republican members of the House Ways ... Rather, TANF reform is only one aspect of a broader agenda Congress should tackle to move families ... read more

Reforming our bureaucracy should be on Congress' agenda

For Republicans ... previous reform efforts, it is bound to encounter serious, powerful detractors, both inside and outside of government. Bureaucrats, whose livelihoods are on the line, will resist s... read more

Buried in Wisconsin Republicans’ Lame-Duck Legislation: Drug Testing Requirements for Food Stamp Applicants

On Wednesday morning, after a closed-door meeting that lasted much of the night, both houses of Wisconsin’s Republican ... administration’s agenda on welfare reform. With its strict work ... read more

Here's a rundown of the GOP's anti-democratic 'red tide' — and what you can do to stop it

While uniformly more popular with Democrats, the measures received more than 60 percent support from Republicans in four of the five states. The Brennen Center analyzed the ... used it to design a mod... read more

Congressional Republicans are laying groundwork to overhaul welfare programs

“Last year, Ways and Means Republicans laid out our vision for reforming our nation’s welfare system so Americans can move off of welfare and successfully into the workforce,” said Brady, whose commit... read more

Can Republicans take on poverty?

by Susan Ferrechio | Jan 9, 2016, 12:01 AM Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email this article Share on LinkedIn Print this article Republicans last took the lead on welfare reform two ... on the Re... read more

Republicans' new welfare reform focus: Low-income men

This is just one of the reasons why men are now in Republicans' sights. Another is the changing nature of the nation's safety net. Historically, welfare programs have been ... But the health reform la... read more

Republican sore losers are a danger to democracy [Opinion]

(John Hart/Wisconsin State Wisconsin Republicans endured a tough election last month, losing all major statewide offices. In response, the lame-duck legislators are calling a so-called extraordinary s... read more

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