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Single moms are forced to choose: Reveal their sexual histories or forfeit welfare

Women who apply for welfare often have to identify who fathered their children and when they got pregnant, among other deeply personal details, then state governments use that information to pursue child support from the dads — and pocket the money. ... Read more»

Unemployed parents see no refunds as child support overcharges continue

Arizona parents who pay child support have received hardly any of the state and federal unemployment aid that they are entitled to because the Arizona Department of Economic Security overcharged them for their child support obligation, according to the state agency.... Read more»

DES overcharges parents paying child support, leaving them with little unemployment aid

Arizona parents who pay child support have received hardly any of the state and federal unemployment aid that they are entitled to because the Arizona Department of Economic Security overcharged them for their child support obligation, according to the state agency.... Read more»

Some Arizona parents haven’t received federal unemployment aid

More than a 1,300 jobless Arizona parents who pay child support have had their federal unemployment weekly aid of $600 withheld, even though the Department of Economic Security already deducts child support obligations from state unemployment payments. ... Read more»