Advocates Push Lawmakers To Help Social Programs In BudgetAs California lawmakers begin drilling into Gov. Jerry Brown's revised budget for next year, Democrats and social welfare advocates say they already see many areas that need even more funding.
California Attorney General Unveils New Effort To Support Child Welfare, Juvenile JusticeCalifornia Attorney General Kamala Harris called on officials Thursday in every county across the state to help safeguard child welfare and juvenile justice systems.
Momentum Builds To Repeal Calif. Ban On Public Benefits For Illegal ImmigrantsA 20-year-old California law that prohibits undocumented immigrants from accessing public healthcare, welfare and other benefits may soon be coming off the books.
LA County Welfare, Food Stamp Payouts Total $153M In Early 2014 Welfare and food stamp benefits totaling $153 million were issued to illegal immigrant parents for their native-born children during the first quarter of 2014, officials said Tuesday.
CBS2 Investigates: Millions In LA County Welfare Money Traced To Casinos, Bars, Vacation SpotsCBS2 investigative reporter David Goldstein traced millions of dollars in L.A. County welfare money to some exotic locations, including ATMs in casinos and bars and vacation spots like Hawaii and Puerto Rico.
Undocumented LA County Parents On Pace To Receive $650M In Welfare BenefitsA projected $650 million in welfare benefits will be distributed to illegal alien parents in 2013, county officials said Monday.
Opinion: Romney’s 47% Don't Pay Taxes Remark Is 100% ControversyRomney thought he was talking amongst his teammates in the locker room last May 17 only to find out that there was somebody on the other team hiding behind the lockers. Had he known a member of the other team was lurking back there, he would have chosen his words more carefully and had presented more carefully-chosen data than the data of which he swiftly generalized.
Opinion: Romney’s Attacks On Obama’s Welfare 'Reform' JustifiedAccording to Romney, Obama has taken away a number of work requirements from the federal welfare regulations. Republicans believe that Obama’s executive measure on welfare funding to states makes it easier for non-working people get a free government check.
Opinion: It’s About Questionable Needs Of Those Who Get Government AssistanceStricter governmental guidelines are needed for a person to receive a government paycheck. These guidelines need to involve stricter limits on what people can do with their free government paycheck. If something isn’t needed for survival, it should not be purchased with the American taxpayer’s dollars.
California Pushing More Welfare Recipients To WorkGov. Jerry Brown wants to shift the safety net protecting California's neediest residents.
Auditor: LA County Welfare Dept. Illegally Shielding Records Of Child DeathsThe state auditor of California said on Monday the troubled Department of Children and Family Services is illegally shielding its records after county supervisors defied a subpoena.
2 Former Welfare Employees Accused Of Stealing $500KTwo former employees of San Bernardino County's welfare department have been indicted on charges of stealing more than $500,000 intended for needy families.