Research Archives for 2013

How SNAP Hits Home


Even without cuts in any final version of the Farm Bill, SNAP beneficiaries will see significant reductions this November with the expiration of a temporary benefit boost from the Recovery Act — a $28 million cut affecting 400,000 Iowans.

Fisher: All hail the CEO, the wonderful job creator


The CEO wanted to be a job creator, but discovered his board of directors and shareholders wanted him to focus on profits, which meant hiring as few people as possible. Workers, it seemed, could be a pain.