Tag Archives: War on Poverty

Head Start Funding Increased by 13%

The proposed $1.1 trillion spending bill rolled out by House-Senate negotiators on Monday night restores funding to the Head Start program, but is the program actually worth the cost? Proposed in the 1,582 page budget deal is an $8.6 billion … Continue reading

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Half Trillion Dollars Spent on Welfare – Poverty Levels Unaffected

The federal government is not making much headway reducing poverty despite spending hundreds of billions of dollars, according to a study by the libertarian Cato Institute. Despite an unprecedented increase in federal anti-poverty spending, the national poverty rate has not … Continue reading

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