Welfare Anniversary Three years ago today, the president signed a bill that overhauled the nation's welfare system. Critics said it would drive many into poverty; supporters claimed in would bring economic independence to millions. NPR's Peter Overby reports on conflicting opinions about the success of the law since its inception.
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Welfare Anniversary

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Welfare Anniversary

Welfare Anniversary

Welfare Anniversary

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Three years ago today, the president signed a bill that overhauled the nation's welfare system. Critics said it would drive many into poverty; supporters claimed in would bring economic independence to millions. NPR's Peter Overby reports on conflicting opinions about the success of the law since its inception.