As majority Republicans in the Ohio House craft a state budget that they say will help people out of poverty, a group representing directors of county job and family services agencies says it has some answers as to why people need public assistance. 

Differing Explanations For Drop In Welfare Assistance

Oct 13, 2014

The state’s cash welfare program has sent out half as many checks to Ohio families than it did three and a half years ago.

State Welfare Rolls Got Larger Last Month

Nov 26, 2013

Statistics show the Ohio welfare rolls increased in October for the first time since the state began enforcing tougher job and work-training requirements.

A report out this morning from a conservative think tank says welfare benefits are so generous that they’re keeping recipients from seeking out work.