444Nov 22, 2012
Poverty in the United States
Veronique de Rugy and Elizabeth Lower-Basch discussed poverty in the United States. Among the issues they addressed were government assistance programs, the prevalence of poverty in ...
389Oct 31, 2012
Government Assistance Programs
Panelists talked about ways to improve the application and receiving process of public assistance programs, specifically removing barriers, increasing access, and easing the strain on agencies' ...
729Mar 2, 2012
Drug Tests for Welfare Recipients
Elizabeth Lower-Basch talked about consideration by 23 states to require drug tests for recipients of programs such as welfare, food stamps, or unemployment benefits. She discussed the ...
62Feb 22, 2009
Stimulus Aid to Economically Disadvantaged
Elizabeth Lower-Basch talked about the provisions to help middle- and lower-income individuals most impacted by the economic downturn included in the $787 billion economic stimulus bill. She ...