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Benefit increases have a positive — if temporary — effect on consumer spending. Photo by David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty. A new Kansas law restricts the ways in which recipients of government assistance can spend their benefits....
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSNew Kansas law would limits how welfare recipients can spend their benefits Social safety net catching fewer of America’s neediest, study finds What role should the government play in the health care of...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSGoogle ‘abusing’ its online dominance, EU says Google restores links to Guardian articles in Europe after criticism over censorship Google search will reward encrypted sites GWEN IFILL: And the European...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSVatican Rebuke: Are U.S. Nuns Promoting ‘Radical Feminist Themes?’ Church of England gives green light to women bishops Episcopalians Elect First Woman to Head U.S. Church JUDY WOODRUFF: There was an...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSGoogle ‘abusing’ its online dominance, EU says http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/google-search-will-reward-encrypted-sites/ Google restores links to Guardian articles in Europe after criticism over...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSCongress ponders giving president ‘fast track’ authority on trade deals Ash Carter says U.S. is opening new phase of Asia pivot Obama visits Beijing on push to expand trade with Asia – Part 1 GWEN IFILL...