Tag Archives: Welfare Reform

Trump thinks only Black people are on welfare

President Donald Trump was apparently unaware that not all—in fact, the vast majority—of welfare beneficiaries are not black as recently as last March, according to a new report. In the spring of 2017, the newly elected president met with members … Continue reading

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Bill Clinton’s 1996 #WelfareReform Law Caused Increase In Extreme Poverty

The 1996 welfare reform law championed by the Clinton Administration known as the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act was supposed to bring in a new era and “end welfare as we know it.” In some sense it did, … Continue reading

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