Melissa Boteach examines an unfortunate and cynical upcoming vote on banning aid from the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program from being spent at strip clubs.
New appropriations bill eliminates funding for programs that struggling families need, write Donna Cooper and Melissa Boteach.
Report Neera Tanden, Heather Boushey, and Melissa Boteach make recommendations for improving the jobs picture and Americans’ economic security based on the latest income, poverty, and health insurance numbers.
The debt limit deal will make it harder for low-income families and communities of color to prosper, write Melissa Boteach and Desmond Brown.
El acuerdo del límite de la deuda hará más difícil que familias de bajos ingresos y comunidades de color prosperen, escribe Melissa Boteach y Desmond Brown.
Melissa Boteach and Donna Cooper skewer the conservative think tank’s ridiculous ideas about what low-income Americans spend the bulk of their money on.
Video Alex Trice and Melissa Boteach explain why it’s absurd to cut critical services such as the Women, Infants, and Children nutrition program while leaving millionaire tax cuts untouched.
Scott Lilly, Melissa Boteach, and Katie Wright explore the ugly ramifications of the House Republican plan to make the states and the middle class pay for Medicaid cuts.
An infographic from Melissa Boteach shows that one day’s worth of millionaire tax cuts could spare low-income seniors and local food banks from drastic cuts.
An infographic from Melissa Boteach shows that conservatives are choosing one week’s worth of tax cuts for millionaires over nutrition assistance for families that need it.
Melissa Boteach and Seth Hanlon detail the links between extending the Bush tax cuts for millionaires last year and House Republicans’ vote to slash nutrition and food assistance to the neediest among us.
Los irresponsables recortes al presupuesto propuestos por los Conservadores en la Cámara perjudicarían la recuperación económica y empeorarían la pobreza e inequidad, escribe Melissa Boteach.
Leticia Miranda, Melissa Boteach, and Katie Wright outline how to fight rising Latino child poverty.
Melissa Boteach argues that Congress should find a different way to pay for the new child nutrition bill.