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Judge"s ruling slows plans for Medicaid work requirement

The Trump administration's drive to wean poor people from government benefits by making them work has been slowed by a federal judge framing a fundamental question: Are poverty programs meant to show tough love or to help the needy?.....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 4th, 2018

Washington Post"s Marty Baron: People have taken the press for granted

Marty Baron, executive editor of The Washington Post, says that in the Trump era his newspaper is "not at war with the administration. We're at work.".....»»

Category: topSource: cnnJun 29th, 2018

The fuzzy math of adding work requirements for food stamps

Congressional Budget Office says making people find a job or get work training will eat up most of the savings.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 4th, 2018

Trump executive order boosts work requirements for neediest Americans

President Trump directed federal agencies to strengthen existing work requirements and introduce new ones for low-income Americans receiving Medicaid, food stamps, public housing benefits and welfare......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 10th, 2018

Cities With the Most People on Food Stamps

Food is a basic need that an estimated 42 million Americans struggle to afford. Americans on fixed incomes, those with disabilities, and low-income households with children are among the most likely........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJul 20th, 2018

Why U.S. Metals Tariffs Are Unlikely to Change Trade Patterns

U.S. dependence on aluminum from Canada and a tightly woven supply chain suggest Trump administration efforts to buoy the American metals sector with levies won’t work.....»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 17th, 2018

People on food stamps may no longer be able to shop at farmers’ markets

Farmers’ markets may soon be unable to accept EBT cards electronically......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 17th, 2018

People on food stamps may no longer be able to shop at farmers’ markets

Farmers’ markets may soon be unable to accept EBT cards electronically......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 16th, 2018

The Trump administration has a new argument for dismantling the social safety net: It worked.

Poverty experts are skeptical of the push for work requirements and accuse the White House of understating the scope of the problem......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 14th, 2018

U.S. and other countries weighing oil reserve release: WSJ

U.S. and Western officials are discussing an emergency release of stockpiled oil, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The report said the Trump administration is actively debating whether to dip into the countr.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 13th, 2018

U.S. and Allies Consider Possible Oil-Reserve Release

The Trump administration is actively debating whether to dip into the country’s emergency oil stocks, according to people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 13th, 2018

Fed"s Powell says unclear how trade fights will work out

It is uncertain how the Trump administration's fight to lower trade barriers will turn out, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said Thursday. "It's very hard to sit here today and say which way it's going," Powell said in an interview with Marketplace. Powell.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 12th, 2018

An Israeli-Palestine confederation could work where one- and two-state solutions have fallen short

Nasser Nasser/AP With protests and fighting at the Gaza border and the Trump administration's favor of Israel, peace between Israel and Palestine can almost seem impossible. Israel's long-serving leader.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 7th, 2018

Trump Administration Extends Immigration Protections to Country on Travel Ban List

The DHS announcement seems to be in contrast to the Trump administration’s controversial travel ban, which lists Yemen as one of seven countries that it prevents people from traveling to the U.S......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 5th, 2018

Cree Girds for LED Tariffs It Says Will Sting

Cree, a U.S. maker of lighting products, tried to convince the Trump administration that paying tariffs on its goods coming out of China would threaten its spending on research and jobs in the U.S. It didn’t work......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 4th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Trump to rescind Obama-era guidelines on race in college admissions

The Trump administration is planning to rescind Tuesday a set of Obama-era policies that encourage the use of race in college admissions to promote diverse educational settings, according to two people familiar with the plans......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 3rd, 2018

A mysterious supplement has a viral following of people who take it for addiction — and researchers say it"s too compelling to ignore

Shutterstock The Food and Drug Administration calls kratom a dangerous opioid, but advocates say the drug is a life-saving supplement. What's missing from the debate about kratom, however, is.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 2nd, 2018

Trump administration officials reportedly want to invite Kim Jong Un to New York City for a second meeting

Getty Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un pledged to work toward "complete denuclearization" of the Korean Peninsula in a joint statement after their meeting last month. But the language was vague, and satellite im.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 2nd, 2018

People have started calling Trump"s draft bill to abandon world trade rules the "FART Act"

Win McNamee/Getty Images Axios reported on Sunday that the Trump administration has drafted a bill that would abandon America's commitment to the World Trade Organization's rules. But it's the acronym of the proposed .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 2nd, 2018

Trump administration loses first court test of Medicaid work requirements

Trump administration loses first court test of Medicaid work requirements.....»»

Category: topSource: cnnJun 29th, 2018