Welfare Reform From A Mom Who's Been ThereRichard S. Dunham
When President Clinton hit the hustings in Kansas City on June 14 to announce his new welfare plan, one congressional Democrat, California's Lynn C. Woolsey, was watching with a gimlet eye. Clinton proposed the most comprehensive reform since the 1960s, including new work requirements and a tough new two-years-and-you're-out provision to get more recipients off the rolls faster. Woolsey's special interest: She's Congress' only former welfare mom.
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