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Welfare Reform / Food Stamps #188046

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 03, 1999
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(Studio: Kevin Newman) Report introduced.

(White House: John Cochran) The status of welfare reform three years after President Clinton signed the new law regulating welfare payments examined; details given of new workers' loss of health care coverage. [CLINTON - says many people require more services.] [Welfare recipient Arlene RATTIFF - says welfare is not working because of low wages.]

(Studio: Kevin Newman) Report introduced.

(Atlanta: Rebecca Chase) General Accounting Office report on supplemental welfare programs like food stamps examined. [Job training GRADUATE - says she needs food stamps.] [Representative Sander LEVIN - wants productive, not punitive, welfare programs.] [Atlanta Food Bank director Debbie SWANK - cites changing qualifications for food stamps.] [Agriculture Secretary Dan GLICKMAN - reacts to the General Accounting Office report.] The government's plan to advertise the availability of food stamps especially for people with children noted.

Chase, Rebecca;
Cochran, John;
Newman, Kevin

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