welfare reform

Governor Rick Perry and Lt. Governor David Dewhurst making calls on behalf of Dewhurst's senate campaign the day before his runoff election with rival Ted Cruz. (Jack Fink/CBSDFW)

Perry & Dewhurst To Discuss Welfare Reform

Gov. Rick Perry and Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst are teaming up on Tuesday for a rare joint press conference to discuss reforms for welfare and unemployment insurance.


Mitt Romney in Illinois (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney’s Attacks On Obama’s Welfare ‘Reform’ Justified

According to Romney, Obama has taken away a number of work requirements from the federal welfare regulations. Republicans believe that Obama’s executive measure on welfare funding to states makes it easier for non-working people get a free government check.