25 years after welfare reform, we need to ensure a real safety net for Pa. families | Opinion

BY: - August 19, 2021

A fraction of families who need help today can get it, and the help they get is far less generous


Struggling Pa. families need more support; Lawmakers, Wolf need to boost TANF payments | Opinion

BY: - February 19, 2021

Benefits have not increased since 1990, even though the cost of living has more than doubled since then.  


AI algorithms intended to root out welfare fraud often end up punishing the poor instead | Analysis

BY: - February 16, 2020

States are increasingly turning to machine learning and algorithms to detect fraud in social programs, despite little evidence of actual fraud.