The Badger Institute hosted a roundtable discussion on work, poverty and the use of federal safety nets to promote self-reliance. Panelists included Angela Rachidi, former deputy commissioner for New York City Department of Social Services from 2007-2015 and now is a Rowe Scholar in poverty studies at the American Enterprise Institute and author of the Badger Institute report “Wisconsin’s Missing Rung;” Michael Luckey, research assistant for Rep. Mike Rohrakaste and former director of the Wisconsin Interagency Council on Homelessness; Aldira Aldape, Community Engagement Director for Americans For Prosperity Wisconsin.
- What to do about progressive icon and eugenicist Charles Van Hise
- Innovators stifled by current healthcare system
- Delay in removing ineligible Medicaid recipients costs Wisconsin taxpayers hundreds of millions
- What if Wisconsin stopped making childcare pointlessly costly?
- Increased choice funding — and Ramirez family’s generosity — will help thousands flourish
- Governor keeps alive possibility of local bans on fossil fuels
- SNAP is a larded, sugary mess
- Wins on justice, education and taxes are only the start of Wisconsinites’ work