Florida's Medicaid Work Requirements Will Eliminate the Program for the Very Poor
A federal judge struck down work requirements in Arkansas and Kentucky, but Republican state legislatures continue to pursue them around the country.
The Courts Are Making It Harder to Restrict Medicaid Through Work Requirements
But the Trump administration's attacks on Medicaid are nowhere near finished.
Forty-Seven Senators Oppose the Trump Administration's Proposed SNAP Restrictions
In a letter, the lawmakers urge the USDA to reconsider a proposed rule that would make it harder for able-bodied adults without children to receive food assistance.
Utah Is Ground Zero for the GOP's Plan to Limit Medicaid Expansion
A well-funded Medicaid expansion saves lives and money. Yet Utah and 14 other states are applying for work requirements in hopes of strangling the program.
Here's What Happened When Arkansas Implemented Work Requirements for Medicaid Recipients
Over 8,000 beneficiaries lost coverage in the last two months.
What Will Happen Now That the Farm Bill Has Expired?
The current farm bill expired on Sunday, putting the debate over key USDA programs that protect public health and the environment on hold.
Internet Access May Be the Biggest Hurdle to Medicaid Coverage for Many Arkansans
The state government has started to institute work requirements for its medicaid program that includes logging work hours online, but broadband coverage in the state is sparse—at best.
Here's More Evidence That Most Food Stamp Recipients Are Already Working
A new report confirms that, while SNAP recipients do indeed work, they may still be hurt by work requirements.
The House Passed the Farm Bill. That Spells Bad News for Food Stamp Recipients.
The changes are intended to encourage more SNAP recipients to enter the work force—but research shows that's not a problem in the first place.
How Unstable Medicaid Programs Discourage Recipients From Engaging With Politics
Political scientist Jamila Michener talks about how state-level changes to Medicaid benefits can politically disempower its recipients.