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Waivers misrepresented

August 21, 2012
The Advertiser-Tribune

President Barack Obama has equipped states with the necessary resources to move more people from welfare to work, and has mandated that job placement increase by 20 percent. Yet the Romney campaign continues to misinform the public by falsely arguing that the president is weakening welfare-to-work requirements. The president has a long record of ensuring that work is part of welfare reform. As state senator of Illinois, Obama advocated for stronger welfare-to-work requirements, and the president continues that work today with members of both political parties.

 
 
 

 

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