The food stamps work requirement is seen as an employment incentive for people in poverty. Here’s why it’s completely misguided.
One year ago, Gov. Wolf released a budget for 2015-16. That budget is now 216 days late and $318 million short. Today, we join a broad coalition in making recommendations for what must come next.
Starting next year thousands of PA residents will lose their SNAP benefits. Why this is happening and how to help those facing food stamp work requirements.
It is now well past the June 30 deadline for a 2015-16 PA budget and negotiations between Gov. Wolf and state Republican legislators are said to be frozen.
Today is the deadline for PA to pass a new state budget. Every budget is an expression of priorities, and getting those priorities wrong is what got Gov. Corbett booted from office last November.
One in four working-age Americans have a criminal record. Many are struggling to find work and be productive members of society. Should we be making it even harder?
An important bill is moving through the Pennsylvania legislature. It would help single mothers and college students in need complete their education and get back on their financial feet.
Yesterday evening, Gov. Wolf announced that as of April 27 he was ending the state’s food stamp asset test. This is great news for all those at risk of hunger and for the advocates and communities who have pushed for this change for years.
Congress has taken its first official steps to advance a GOP-sponsored budget, which, if passed, would be disastrous for low- and middle-income Pennsylvanians.
Gov. Wolf has announced the end of Corbett’s disastrous Healthy PA and the launching of Medicaid Expansion for uninsured low-income Pennsylvanians. This is a huge victory for all those who care about struggling families, seniors, and those with disabilities in PA.