The Rise of the Middle Class Safety Net

Thursday, September 06th, 2018
Welfare reform is in the air again. Congressional Republicans are pushing for greater work incentives to be attached to the receipt of certain benefits, especially SNAP and Medicaid. An increasing share of spending on the safety net goes to families above the poverty line. Low-income and even middle-income families are also more reliant on means-tested transfers than in the past. Follow this link to read the complete article. Sourced from Brookings