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Welfare Review

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Welfare Review

Welfare Review

Welfare Review

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Peter Kenyon reports on a busy year in welfare reform. The federal government turned over responsibility for caring for the poor to state authorities. Caseloads are dropping around the country — in many states by more than 25%. But that doesn't mean people are moving out of poverty or permanently off the welfare rolls.