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Missouri Welfare School Attendance Bill

There's Right Wing Extremism, and Then There's Just Being Cruel

Sean Soendker Nicholson | Posted 06.08.2013 | Politics
Sean Soendker Nicholson

Instead of focusing on ways to improve the local economy and help lift thousands of his constituents out of poverty, Steve Cookson is focused on mean-spirited ideas that punish poor kids for being poor.

John Celock

GOP Welfare Proposal Could Have 'Devastating Effects' On Families

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 04.05.2013 | Politics

A Republican lawmaker in Missouri wants to tie welfare benefits to school attendance with a bill that would require 90 percent attendance for children...