2022-08-04 12:40:50

Why Are States Hoarding Welfare Funds From Poor?



Why Are States Hoarding Welfare Funds From Poor?

Amid high inflation and a federal minimum wage stuck at $7.25 an hour for more than a decade, many states are found to be denying benefits to a majority of their welfare applicants. According to recently released figures, many states are simply not distributing billions of dollars in funds from the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. Why?

 

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