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Welfare

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Opinion: Romney’s 47% Don’t Pay Taxes Remark Is 100% Controversy

Romney thought he was talking amongst his teammates in the locker room last May 17 only to find out that there was somebody on the other team hiding behind the lockers. Had he known a member of the other team was lurking back there, he would have chosen his words more carefully and had presented more carefully-chosen data than the data of which he swiftly generalized.

09/19/2012

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Opinion: Romney’s Attacks On Obama’s Welfare ‘Reform’ Justified

According to Romney, Obama has taken away a number of work requirements from the federal welfare regulations. Republicans believe that Obama’s executive measure on welfare funding to states makes it easier for non-working people get a free government check.

08/08/2012

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Pennsylvania Welfare Case Workers Accused Of Stealing Money

The attorney general’s office is bringing charges against two former caseworkers in a Delaware County welfare office for allegedly diverting state funds for their own use.

08/02/2012

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Welfare General Assistance Program Ends Today

Effective today, a cash safety net for needy Pennsylvanians is gone.

08/01/2012

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Opinion: It’s About Questionable Needs Of Those Who Get Government Assistance

Stricter governmental guidelines are needed for a person to receive a government paycheck. These guidelines need to involve stricter limits on what people can do with their free government paycheck. If something isn’t needed for survival, it should not be purchased with the American taxpayer’s dollars.

07/02/2012

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Rendell Visits Harrisburg To Ask Corbett To Change Food Stamp Policy

A year after leaving office, former Governor Ed Rendell returned to the state capitol to take his successor to task over a pending change in policy on food stamp benefits.

01/26/2012

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Anti-Hunger Groups Oppose Asset Test For Pennsylvania Food Stamp Recipients

The Pennsylvania Welfare Department has confounded anti-hunger groups by reinstating an asset test for recipients of food stamps.

01/13/2012

Some Pennsylvania Lawmakers Seek To Cut Benefit to Illegal Immigrants

The Pennsylvania Senate this week passed and sent to the House a pair of bills intended to cut off benefits to illegal aliens in Pennsylvania.

05/28/2011