Tag Archives: Programs

New White House Report: Expanding Work Requirements in Non-Cash Welfare Programs (Council of Economic Advisers)

The Council of Economic Advisers released a new report, Expanding Work Requirements in Non-Cash Welfare Programs, July 2018, that has some surprising parts (a claim–from this White House!–that the War on Poverty was successful and the idea that there are not that … Continue reading

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Bipartisan Support Keeps Energy Title Programs In Farm Bill

By Lynn L. Bergeson On May 17, 2018, a proposed amendment to repeal the Farm Bill’s energy title programs was defeated in the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 75-340. These title programs provide grants and loan guarantees to … Continue reading

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Why Do Ads for Programs Targeted At Female Lawyers Include Cutesy Pictures?

There’s something about the inclusion of the red shoes in this advertisement that I find … annoying. This is a digital flyer for a program sponsored by the Historical Society of the New York Courts and the New York City … Continue reading

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Going to Back to Work on Social Security Disability Programs

Contrary to conventional wisdom of many in politic, the clear majority of those who are disabled are not sitting at home collecting a check when they could be working. It is really quite hard to prove to Social Security Administration … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Holds That Employer Sponsored Arbitration Programs do not Violate National Labor Relations Act

On May 21, 2018, in a 5-4 decision, the United States Supreme Court issued a long-awaited decision in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, 584 U.S. ____ (2018), holding that mandatory employer-sponsored arbitration agreements do not offend the National Labor Relations Act … Continue reading

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