LISBON, Portugal -- Many thousands of demonstrators held marches in more than 20 cities in Portugal on Saturday to protest against government-imposed austerity measures aimed at lifting the ailing country out of recession.Tens of thousands of people filled a Lisbon boulevard...
Date: 03/03/2013 | Nation & World
YAKIMA -- A Yakima man who used a dead Texas man's identity to collect welfare benefits pleaded guilty in federal court to theft and identity theft and was sentenced to nearly four years in prison.
Date: 02/21/2013 | Northwest
OLYMPIA -- A measure modeled on a new Utah law would add a potential drug testing requirement to those seeking family welfare benefits in Washington state, but would allow them to continue receiving money while seeking treatment as long as they stay drug-free.
Date: 02/13/2013 | Northwest
LOS ANGELES -- When the bottom fell out of the real estate market, Jason and Liz Anderson reached out to the institution they trusted most: the Mormon Church.
Date: 09/23/2012 | Nation & World
WASHINGTON -- It took less than a month for the Obama administration's move in July to grant states more flexibility in handling their welfare programs to shift from low-profile policy proposal to hot-button political issue that quickly permeated the presidential race.
Date: 09/09/2012 | Nation & World
WASHINGTON -- Food-stamp use reached a record 46.7 million people in June, the government said Tuesday, as Democrats prepare to nominate President Barack Obama for a second term with the economy as a chief issue in the campaign.
Date: 09/05/2012 | Nation & World
JANESVILLE, Wis. — Even before Wisconsin sent Paul Ryan to Congress, he was meticulously carving a path that seemed to point only upward.
Date: 08/11/2012 | Nation & World