Stories tagged: work requirements
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 14, 2020
The Trump administration’s effort to remake Medicaid by requiring low-income people to work for health care has suffered a serious setback after a federal appeals court ruled it goes beyond …
Fri., March 29, 2019
Even though Idaho citizens voted by initiative to expand Medicaid after years of legislative resistance, legislative resistance has not gone away.
Wed., March 27, 2019
A federal judge blocked Medicaid work requirements in two states on Wednesday, dealing a blow to one of the Trump administration’s marquee efforts to push the poor toward self-sufficiency.
UPDATED: Thu., June 21, 2018
The Republican-led House has narrowly passed a sweeping farm bill that would toughen work requirements for food stamp recipients.
Thu., April 12, 2018
Republicans controlling the House are proposing sweeping new work mandates on the nation’s more than 40 million food stamp recipients as they kick off debate on a politically freighted election-year …
Thu., Feb. 22, 2018
The Trump administration is taking a step toward tightening work requirements in the food-stamp program, with a focus on high-unemployment areas that have been exempted from those rules since the …