welfare-reform

COMMENTARY

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.  

COMMENTARY

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.