TITLE

States cut 18,000 families from welfare rolls

PUB. DATE
July 1997
SOURCE
Journal of Housing & Community Development;Jul/Aug97, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that several states across the United States have discontinued welfare benefits to thousands of families to sanction people who failed to find work. Why recipients lost their benefits; Findings of the study by the United States General Accounting Office.
ACCESSION #
9709205163

 

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