Poll: 90 percent of voters support work-for-welfare

Poll: 90 percent of voters support work-for-welfare

By Cole Lauterbach | Watchdog.org Feb 16, 2018

A government accountability group says Congress should look into work requirements for able-bodied people on food stamps.

In a paper released Thursday, the nonprofit Foundation for Government Accountability says Washington needs to put serious consideration into requiring parents receiving food stamps to either work, train or volunteer on a part-time basis. Currently, 52 percent of able-bodied parents who receive food stamps don’t work. That’s according to the Department of Agriculture.

The public agrees. In a January poll conducted for FGA, 90 percent of voters polled think the able-bodied should have some sort of work requirement.  Read more at ...


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