While fast food corporations reap vast fortunes, taxpayers finance $7 billion in public assistance for the workers. Twin studies released at noon Tuesday estimate that the majority of families of front-line fast food workers use public assistance, at a taxpayer cost of nearly $7 billion a year, while seven publicly-traded […]Read more ›
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The North Carolina GOP is having a big fight over making poor people pee in cups. First, Republicans in the state legislature, with some Democratic support, passed a bill requiring drug tests for some people seeking benefits from the federal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program, commonly known as welfare. […]Read more ›