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Welfare Reform / Massachusetts / Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Program #158278

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 12, 1995
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Tomorrow's political debate in Congress over welfare reform previewed.

(Boston: James Walker) The new, tough welfare laws in Massachusetts examined; tenets of that state's new welfare system outlined. [Welfare recipient Della Marie MORRISON, Governor William WELD, Lawrence, Massachusetts, Mayor Mary Claire KENNEDY, welfare/job trainee Sereta HERTES - talk about welfare, responsibility and the law.]

(Philadelphia: Michele Norris) A Philadelphia jobs training program, for women on welfare featured; scenes shown to illustrate how the tradeswomen program works to prepare women for higher-paying jobs. [Tradeswomen's president Linda BUTLER, student Vivian LEWIS, heavy equipment worker Pat BOHANNAN - talk about the job training program.]

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Representative Clay Shaw's welfare legislation agenda noted.

Norris, Michele;
Simpson, Carole;
Walker, James

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