Welfare on Townhall

Cortney O'Brien - Wed Feb 5

New York State Senators made their case for legislation that would ban public assistance money at casinos, liquor stores and strip clubs Tuesday in Albany. ... more

Daniel J. Mitchell - Sat Jan 25

Susan Stamper Brown - Tue Jan 14

Paul Jacob - Sun Jan 12

John C. Goodman - Sat Jan 11

Jeff Crouere - Sat Jan 11

Sarah Jean Seman - Tue Jan 7

Individuals on welfare presumably don’t have extra cash to spend on vacations, so it may come as a surprise to find welfare cash turning up in all 50 states, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. ... more

Michael Tanner - Thu Dec 26

Bill Tatro - Sat Dec 21

Christine Rousselle - Thu Dec 19

Now, immigrants will have to prove that they are actively seeking a job and cannot receive benefits for three months. ... more

John C. Goodman - Mon Dec 9

Walter E. Williams - Wed Nov 20

Steve Chapman - Sun Nov 17

Heather Ginsberg - Mon Nov 11

Any signs of the economy getting better clearly aren’t taking into account that the number of people still requiring government assistance to buy food. According to the most recent data, over 47 million U.S. citizens are currently enrolled in the food stamp program. ... more

Bill O'Reilly - Sat Nov 2

Michael Tanner - Mon Aug 26

Heather Ginsberg - Tue Aug 20

A new study conducted by the CATO Institute finds that New York welfare recipients are eligible for more in benefits than teachers earn. ... more