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Legislature approves $50-per-month diaper benefit

Low-income Californians could soon receive a monthly, $50 benefit for diaper purchases, according to a bill approved by the Legislature on Tuesday. The monthly benefit would be given for each child two years old or younger, with a requirement that the

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First debate of 2016 CA election season tackles poverty, taxes

  It’s not even 2016 yet, but the first debate over a probable initiative on the November 2016 ballot took place in Dana Point Monday when former Board of Equalization member Conway Collis squared off with Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association president

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Schools signing up families for Covered CA

Critics of anti-poverty programs long have warned about what’s called the Welfare State or “Cradle-to-Grave” government programs. The late Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan, a liberal Democrat from New York, worked for decades to try to avoid that. He helped craft the 1996

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VIDEO: The Economics of Immigration: Peter Schiff on Workers and Welfare Magnets

There’s a difference between somebody coming to America to work and people coming to America for a hand out. Businessman Peter Schiff explains to CalWatchdog.com’s James Poulos.  

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86 million private-sector workers support 148 million benefit takers

U.S. Census numbers tell why America’s economy is sluggish and likely headed downward again: There are just 86 million full-time private-sector workers supporting 148 million benefit-takers. So if you’re a full-time worker in the private sector, such as yours truly,

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CA welfare state wants more ‘clients’ 20

March 22, 2013 By Katy Grimes The Employment Development Department used to be called the “Unemployment Department.” And state welfare recipients are now “clients.” The majority party in the California Legislature appears determined on expanding social services in the state

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Politicians, media distort economic facts 55

Feb. 6, 2013 By Katy Grimes The U.S. economy lost more than 1.4 million jobs between December and January. But it’s almost impossible to find any reports in the mainstream media about this. Instead, the media primarily have reported on reduced

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Taxpayers fund govt. agency advertisements

Dec. 21, 2012 By Katy Grimes The state of California is pushing welfare and food stamps very hard. They constantly advertise on the radio and television, and must have a huge public relations budget… paid for courtesy of taxpayers. Here’s

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Democrats jeopardize $1.3 billion in federal funds 5

May 15, 2012 By Katy Grimes It appears that Democrats aren’t really sincere or even serious about working toward solutions that will actually help California solve the economic crisis in the state. Last week, Democrats voted against a smart consolidation program

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Watch Me On San Diego TV 11 pm 0

John Seiler: Tonight — Feb. 24 — at 11 pm California time I’ll be on NBC News in San Diego, Channel 7. Their great new anchor, Christine Haas, interview me about food stamp abuse by Californians. But if you don’t

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