Posts Tagged ‘ Poverty ’

Of Course it’s Class Warfare Republicans

December 16, 2011
By
Foodline

Republicans hate it when someone says the words class warfare. This from the most vacant Republican lawmaker I’ve seen in years, Paul Ryan of Wisconsin. “Class warfare … may make for really good politics, but it makes for rotten economics,” … “If you tax something more, you get less of it,” Ryan said. “If...

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This Article Broke My Heart: Real Lives, Real Pain

September 19, 2011
By
Bill Ricker

There is an Associated Press article by David Crary called “Behind the poverty numbers: real lives, real pain,” that puts a face to the middle class American’s the republican party is killing. It is heartbreaking. Associated Press reporters around the country went looking for the people behind the numbers. They were not hard to...

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Dispatch Reports 1 in 4 Ohio Families Go Without Food

August 11, 2011
By
Hunger

This afternoon the Columbus Dispatch is reporting that 1 in 4 Ohio families with children went without food last year. You can read the article here. This piggybacks on my previous post about money for TANF. Youngstown was 3rd on the list of food hardship while Dayton was 22nd and Columbus 31st. Factors include...

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NASW Asks for Support of TANF Bill 2277

August 11, 2011
By
naswLogo

The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Supplemental Grants were fully funded for the first two quarters for federal fiscal year 2011 and partially funded for the third quarter. There is no funding for the last quarter of the fiscal year. Congress created the Supplemental Grants as part of the 1996 welfare law in...

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