ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 01, 1977
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(Studio) New Department of Health, Education and Welfare report says welfare fraud seems no greater than in previous years Carter administration plan tries to deal with this and other welfare problems in reform plan. 1 part of plan would have recipients work for check.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters
(Milwaukee, WI) Report on Milwaukee's work program for able welfare recipients. [Program official Kenneth DEAL - feeling is that sooner recipients back on road to job market, sooner they'll be independent.] [Recipient, Dr. Edward MARJAN - cites incentive of program.] Cheryl Tucker was in program 5 years ago and is now staff supervisor with it. [TUCKER - cites aid plan gave her.] Some labor unions claim plan amts. to slave labor. Officials say plan might not work in large urban areas, but shows most recipients would rather work, so Congress may be attracted to plan.
REPORTER: Bill Matney
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