Tag Archives: Ohio Gov. John Kasich

Able-bodied, Childless Adults Required to Work for Food Stamps

The waivers for adults without children to receive food stamps are running out, and recipients are having to meet work requirements to keep receiving benefits. They are known as ABAWDS (able-bodied adults without minor dependents) and have long been required to work, volunteer or take job-training courses to continue receiving benefits.

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States see pension crisis looming despite cuts

Nearly every state in the US has made cuts to its public-employee pensions, seeking to dig out from the economic downturn, but so far the measures have fallen well short of bridging a nearly $1 trillion funding gap.

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