Posts Tagged: welfare

Mitt Romney on Food Stamps?

And Other Random Thoughts Mitt Romney has said that he’s not concerned about “the very poor”, because they have the safety net. The TANF (cash welfare) benefit for a three-person household in Massachusetts is $618 per month. The average SNAP (food stamps) benefit is $264 for that family each month. I sent an email to… Read more »

1 in 7 NEET young people died within 10 years in a recent study

A recent study in the North of England showed that one in seven 16-24 year old ‘NEETs’ – those not in Education, Employment or Training – died within ten years of falling out of the system. Following this report Jon Coles, the director general of schools, said he was ‘profoundly shocked’. 21 years ago I… Read more »

Working Together for Child Welfare

Blog originally posted on www.brightsidegovernment.com By Bill O’Leary, Director of Health & Human Services, Microsoft The Obama administration, through the stimulus package has made Health IT a priority and a cornerstone of healthcare reform. The idea that information can be shared throughout the delivery chain has a great opportunity to produce cost savings in healthcare,… Read more »