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Working, but Needing Public Assistance Anyway

Patricia Cohen A home health care worker in Durham, N.C.; a McDonald’s cashier in Chicago; a bank teller in New York; an adjunct professor in Mayfield, Ill. They are all evidence of an improving economy, because they are working and … Continue reading

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McCrory Vetoes Welfare Drug Testing Bill

By Joseph Diebold North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) vetoed a bill Thursday that would have mandated drug testing for some public benefits applicants in the state, calling it an expensive and ineffective way to fight drug addiction. “Drug testing … Continue reading

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Thousands in welfare cash tapped at California strip clubs

If you are trying to hit “21” in the casino or wanting to make in rain for Sunshine in the strip club now you can if your pocket is empty and all you have is a state-issued ATM card from the California Dept of … Continue reading

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