Friday, September 21, 2018
Guam households that receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits, more commonly called food stamps, will automatically get an additional 60 percent of their benefits for this month. The additional SNAP benefits are meant to help...
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Income from the safety net programs directly kept 44.9 million people out of poverty in 2017. That’s 200,000 more people compared to 2016. Of all the social safety net programs, Social Security had the biggest impact last year, keeping 27 million...
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
The Windy City may soon experiment with giving its citizens cash windfalls via a universal basic income pilot program.
Chicago alderman Ameya Pawar appears to be well on his way to convincing colleagues to test his UBI program for 1,000 families. His...
Sunday, February 18, 2018
The Trump administration is once again calling for the complete elimination of a heating assistance program that helps to keep the homes of low-income families warm.
Saturday, February 17, 2018
A variety of programs in Mankato (USA) to provide affordable housing for low-income workers, shelter for the homeless, food for the poor, and health care for the uninsured would see funding cuts under the Trump administration's proposed budget.
Thursday, January 25, 2018
More than 34 million Americans now conduct business with the Social Security Administration (SSA) online - and with that shift comes an increased risk of identity theft.
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