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GOP Trying to Put an End to Obama's Welfare Waivers

TROUBLED_CALIFORNIAN Wrote: Feb 28, 2013 6:33 PM
Is Heather the newest disingenuous poster her at TH? She writes, "This policy “allows states to apply for waivers under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program, or welfare reform, in order to test new ways to increase employment among welfare recipients. In essence, that means that a state could make its way around the Welfare to Work policy. ” What Heather LEAVES OUT, is that to get on the program you have to INCREASE employment by 20 %. Oh, and that a bunch of RED states are the ones asking. SHE just concludes this means getting rid of work requirements??

So, remember last summer when the Obama administration unveiled its new plans to completely change requirements to receive welfare, yeah well Republicans are finally taking up efforts again to put a stop to it. This policy “allows states to apply for waivers under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program, or welfare reform, in order to test new ways to increase employment among welfare recipients.” In essence, that means that a state could make its way around the Welfare to Work policy. Welfare to work requires welfare recipients prove that they are making an effort to find work in order...