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Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

Each state must meet certain criteria to ensure recipients are being encouraged to work themselves out of welfare. The new program is called Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF). 61 more words

Homeless

2016 Presidential Election: There's Strength in Numbers, Military Families!

In case you’ve been living under a rock, we’re in an election year. This November, Americans will take to the polls to elect a new Commander in Chief. 606 more words

Military Families

In western countries the large majority of homeless are men (75-80%)

Homelessness describes the condition of people without a regular dwelling. People who are homeless are most often unable to acquire and maintain regular, safe, secure, and adequate housing, or lack “fixed, regular, and adequate night-time residence.”The legal definition of “homeless” varies from country to country, or among different entities or institutions in the same country or region.

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King County Bus Riders, Brace Yourselves

In blocking a vote on a transportation package before the Washington State Legislature adjourned this weekend, Senate Republicans led by Rodney Tom utterly failed anyone who rides the bus—or drives through or around—King County. 36 more words

Homeless

Ending Family Homelessness

The House Operating Budget fully funds all these programs and adds a new program called “Ending Family Homelessness” which aims to end homelessness for households with children who are unsheltered or living in shelters and motels.

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Homeless

Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)

Many thousands more are living in deep poverty and paying more than they can afford for rent, leaving them extremely vulnerable to homelessness.

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Homeless

The Unfunded Liabilities of the Social Security System

The Trustees of the Social Security System issue a report each year on the overall state of the system.  The 2015 report is available publicly ( 558 more words

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