Modi's cuts in federal welfare spending on the poorest of India's 1.25 billion people are coming in for criticism, including from within his cabinet.» Read More
Workers claiming state help with childcare and housing costs will be expected to seek longer hours, or risk sanctions that could include loss of benefits or a requirement to undergo training, in a radical shift in Britain’s welfare system, the Financial Times reports.
Britain’s ruling coalition is to modify its plan for a rigid £26,000 annual cap ($42,190) on the total benefits that can be claimed by any household, amid fears it could force thousands of poor families out of their homes in London, the FT reports.
To get an idea of which states pay out the most welfare checks, the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) surveyed state governments. what are the biggest US welfare states?