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American Agenda (Welfare: Republican Plan) #156339

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 12, 1995
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(No location given: Rebecca Chase) The House Republican plan to revise welfare examined; tenets of the Personal Responsibility Act outlined on screen. [Representative Newt GINGRICH - cites the level of barbarism in the old order society; questions giving money to unwed teen mothers; says people have to realize welfare money will not be automatically sent.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(No location given: Jackie Judd) The criticism of the Republican welfare reform plan detailed. [Child Care Action Campaign Barbara REISMAN, black WOMAN, Cato Institution Michael TANNER, Center for Law and Social Policy Mark GREENBERG, welfare mother Christina RODRIGUEZ - question the idea of focusing on jobs alone.] The opposition to the element in the plans of both the Republicans and President Clinton that would cut off cash benefits to welfare recipients in two years or less noted.

Chase, Rebecca;
Jennings, Peter;
Judd, Jackie

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