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Minnesota Work Equity Program #499888

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 25, 1978
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(Studio) Beginning of program to get people off welfare in 2 Minnesota cnties. reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Buffalo, Minnesota) Details given about work equity program beginning in Wright Cnty., Minnesota. [Radio ANNOUNCER - says program has been topic of radio show.] Program's provision for welfare payment loss for some who don't participate noted. [Arthur GAPINSKI - wants to be able to work and tell children about it.] Welfare recipient Mary Lee Palmer mentioned. [Program director Georgeane LOFGREEN - says it's 50-50 proposition; people will lose welfare for nonparticipation.] [Stearns Cnty. board chairperson Keith MAURER - doesn't believe in rewarding people for going to work or looking for it.]
REPORTER: Jim Cummins

Chancellor, John;
Cummins, Jim

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