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Entitlement Reform

APRIL 8, 2015

Reining in Welfare Abuse in Texas (Audio: Interview)


In some states it's easier to get food stamps than a job. Merrill Matthews talks with Houston's KTRH morning host Matt Patrick about steps the state of Texas should take to rein in welfare fraud and abuse, and discusses which state program is the source of the biggest problems. 

FEBRUARY 12, 2015

Illegals Can Receive Up To Three Years Worth of Welfare (Audio: Interview)


Merrill Matthews joins KNWZ talk host Chad Benson to discuss how the IRS has confirmed those who have received amnesty will actually be eligible for up to three year's worth of welfare benefits through the Earned Income Tax Credit. 

FEBRUARY 12, 2015

Amnestied To Receive Tax Credits On Taxes Never Paid? (Audio: Interview)


Merrill Matthews discusses with KMED's Bill Meyer Show how the IRS has confirmed that the newly amnestied will be eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)—which is definitely “income-based aid.” The EITC is a sliding-scale, income-based, refundable tax credit wherein the federal government subsidizes low-income workers with taxpayer dollars. And once they have their Social Security cards they can file for EITC benefits for up to three years retroactively.

FEBRUARY 12, 2015

Newly Amnestied To Receive EITC (Audio: Interview)


In this interview with WGTK host Joe Elliott, Merrill Matthews discusses how IRS Commissioner John Koskinen has confirmed that the newly amnestied will be eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)—which is definitely “income-based aid.” 

FEBRUARY 11, 2015

Amnesty Recipients Eligible For Tax Credits On Taxes They've Never Paid (Audio: Interview)


Merrill Matthews joins Radio America's nationally syndicated Roger Hedgecock Show to discuss how illegal aliens that have received amnesty will be eligible to receive up to three years' worth of tax credits on taxes they've never paid. 

DECEMBER 3, 2014

Obama's Biggest Transfer Scheme Yet (Audio: Interview)


Obama's newly legalized workers will impose a fiscal crisis for Social Security and Medicare. Merrill Matthews explains with WTMA's Tara Servatius. 

NOVEMBER 24, 2014

Obama’s Immigration Action Imposes Significant Financial Burden On States


Merrill Matthews joins 660 AM The Answer’s Mark Davis to review President Obama’s immigration amnesty plan and discuss how states will have standing to lead the legal fight against it. 

OCTOBER 28, 2014

SoundByte: Black Voters and Democrats' Failed Policies


One voting bloc should be rethinking their loyalties. 

AUGUST 6, 2014

Ending Long-Term Unemployment Benefits Helped the Economy (Audio: Interview)


Economic incentives matter.

AUGUST 5, 2014

U.S. Crippled Under $2 Trillion in Entitlement Spending


Could a family give away almost all of its household income and still pay its bills? 

 

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