Food stamps literally keep families alive in Philly. Help us stop the Trump benefit cuts | Opinion

BY: - November 8, 2019

By Dawn Holden Woods For the fourth time in the past three years, millions of vulnerable children and families who rely on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), commonly known as food stamps, are being put at risk to face extreme food insecurity. This time, consideration is being given to making a technical change to […]


Is there a path forward on Medicaid work requirements that could help the poor — and not harm them? | Opinion

BY: - April 1, 2019

In the wake of a judge’s ruling that Medicaid work requirements in two states are not legal, questions remain. The most pressing ones are about how to help low-income people, not punish them.


Cut cash assistance for the needy? What’s the worst that could happen? | Editorial Cartoon

BY: - March 30, 2019

The payments to some of Pennsylvania's neediest are on the line.