There was a nice bonus included in Ohio’s Mid-Biennium Budget Review bill – literally. A section in House Bill 483 established a new bonus program for county Job & Family Service caseworkers who do their job.Read More →
Por William Patrick | Florida Watchdog
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. —Algunos residentes de Florida pueden estar usando las tarjetas EBT (tarjeta de transferencia electrónica de beneficios) para comprar licor, lo cual es ilegal.
Bajo el contexto federal que muestra un aumento en las solicitudes de asistencia social, hace un año, los legisladores de Florida, declararon ilegal utilizar las tarjetas [...]
By Bre Payton | Watchdog.org Virginia Bureau
This week, public records remain hidden, and a county supervisor called for bulletproof vests in a feisty Facebook exchange.
A new poll revealed that Virginians are more concerned about economic issues than Medicaid.
This is your week in review.
Virginia hides public records behind third-party contract
A two-month Watchdog.org investigation has made one [...]
By Paul Brennan | Iowa Watchdog
DES MOINES, Iowa — Iowa has a new strategy for preventing welfare recipients from using their electronic benefit transfer cards in liquor stores, casinos and strip clubs — sending a letter to the welfare recipients telling them not to do it.Read More →
By Kathryn Watson | Watchdog.org, Virginia Bureau
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — As citizens, lawmakers and health care representatives debate whether to expand Medicaid in Virginia, they’ve talked little about how that could increase the number of people receiving other taxpayer-funded benefits.
A social services director told Watchdog.org that staff members are encouraged to shepherd Medicaid recipients into other government benefit programs.