TITLE

THE DOLE HOLE

AUTHOR(S)
Offner, Paul
PUB. DATE
March 1994
SOURCE
New Republic;3/14/94, Vol. 210 Issue 11, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Assesses the capability of the U.S. government to create enough public jobs for welfare recipients as of March 1994. Estimate on the number of jobs needed for welfare recipients; Loopholes in the employment strategy developed by President Bill Clinton's task force; Efficiency of the public jobs program in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
ACCESSION #
9403027544

 

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