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Statement: President Trump’s full budget request would “shred” nation’s social safety net

President Donald Trump discusses the federal budget in the White House on February 22. Photo courtesy of Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The full fiscal year 2018 budget request released by President Trump would shred this nation’s social safety net, prompting the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) to call on Congress to stand up for our nation’s most vulnerable citizens and reject it. It has often been said that a presidential budget is a statement of values. If that ... Read More »

Social Work and the North Dakota Oil Boom

For decades North Dakota had been losing population. However, over the last five years, North Dakota has experienced an oil boom based on high oil prices and the use of hydraulic fracturing technologies (fracking). This boom has brought economic expansion and population growth to rural communities that had formerly experienced depopulation. What kinds of changes and problems can such a ... Read More »