Julie Vogtman is Senior Counsel and Director of Income Support Policy for the National Women’s Law Center, where she works on a range of issues involving job quality and supports for low-income women and their families. She is also a proud mom to a (very young) feminist.
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June 16, 2016
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) recently unveiled what he refers to as “ a #BetterWay to fight poverty in America .” With all due respect, sir… Inigo Montoya 1.gif First, although “unveiling” generally means to “ show or reveal to others for the first time ,” the agenda released this month presents few new ideas. Instead, it is largely a rehash of a similar plan Ryan released in 2014 , which in turn echoed the budget plans that he put forth as chair of the House Budget Committee. Second, like those earlier plans, Ryan’s “new” plan is highly unlikely to “fight poverty”—and far more likely to...