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Welfare Benefits / ATM Card #431685

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 25, 1999
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(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Report introduced.

(New York: Deborah Feyerick) Problems with ATM-style electronic cards for welfare benefits examined; details given of how the cards work as part of the overhaul of the benefits system. [Community Food Resource Center Liz KRUEGER - says many poor neighborhoods do not have enough free bank machines.] [NYU banking specialist Larry WHITE, Representative Robert GOODLATTE - comment on attempts to make the welfare system more efficient.]

Reporter(s):
Feyerick, Deborah;
Shaw, Bernard
Duration:
00:02:20

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