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American Agenda (Welfare: The States) #160027

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 24, 1995
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Senate said beginning formal consideration of the Republican plan to overhaul the welfare system.

(Hartford, Connecticut: Rebecca Chase) The race to reform welfare on the state level in which the states seem to be competing to see which can be tougher on welfare recipients examined. [Wisconsin Governor Tommy THOMPSON, Virginia Governor George ALLEN, Massachusetts Governor William WELD, Connecticut Governor John ROWLAND - voice views on cutting benefits.] Reform measures passed in Massachusetts, Virginia and Connecticut, especially to control "welfare migration," outlined on screen. [ROWLAND, welfare RECIPIENT - say people move to Connecticut for better benefits.] [Colorado Governor Roy ROMER - worries about the migration factor.]

Chase, Rebecca;
Jennings, Peter

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