Welfare-to-Work

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An Alternative to Raising the Minimum Wage

Reforming the EITC would raise the take-home pay of tens of millions of low-income, working Americans without destroying jobs.

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Expanding Manufacturing Jobs

A tariff strategy to reduce unnecessary barriers will result in stronger U.S. manufacturing, more American jobs, and greater economic growth.

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Expanding Options for Parental Leave

Policymakers should pursue a parental leave program that empowers individuals, not a one-size-fits-all, government-centric system.

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Increasing American Mobility for Jobs and Growth

Providing low-income households with a limited loan to relocate for job-related purposes increases individual opportunity…

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Expanding Apprenticeship Programs

Policymakers should reduce barriers to apprenticeship programs and encourage businesses to develop them.

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Women Believe in Welfare to Work

Our most recent poll of 800 women shows that 88% of them believe that trapping people in a state of long-term government dependency is not the right way forward. The dependency trap runs counter to our American ideals—it’s both uncompassionate to the poor and unfair to middle-class taxpayers who are footing the bill for government […]

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Here’s What Obama, Reid, And Pelosi Have To Show For Their Agenda

What do President Obama, Leader Reid and Leader Pelosi have to show for their policy agenda? A weak labor market and a record 49.7 million poor people.

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“People should have to work to receive food stamps, with a few exceptions.”

In the recent YG Network focus group, a Swing participant from Minneapolis had this to say about welfare: “People should have to work to receive food stamps, with a few exceptions.”

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“It’s such a broken system.”

In the recent YG Network focus group, a Swing participant, Palm Beach had this to say about welfare: “It’s such a broken system.”

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82% of Conservatives Say the Safety Net Can Be a Dependency Trap

The YG Network is focused on conservative policy solutions that create a stronger America.