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What Do Bingo, Tattoos, Psychics Have In Common?

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What Do Bingo, Tattoos, Psychics Have In Common?

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What Do Bingo, Tattoos, Psychics Have In Common?

What Do Bingo, Tattoos, Psychics Have In Common?

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Along with bail, they're all off-limits for California welfare recipients' state debit cards. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is near the end of his term, but he's keeping busy, cracking down on abuse in the state's welfare program. He had already banned casinos from accepting the state-issued debit cards meant for rent and clothing.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

Here in California, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is near the end of his term, but he's keeping busy, cracking down on abuse in the state's welfare program. He's already banned casinos from accepting the state-issued debit cards meant for rent and clothing. Now, the L.A. Times reports that the governor has added to that list. Welfare recipients can no longer use those debit cards to pay for bingo, bail, tattoos and psychics.

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