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Foundation for Government Accountability Vid on 20th Anniversary of Welfare Reform

20th Anniversary of Welfare Reform

Today marks the 20th Anniversary of the 1996 bipartisan welfare reform package that instituted work requirements, created job training initiatives, and paved a way for millions of Americans to escape welfare’s endless cycle of poverty. Over time, government bureaucrats eroded these successes and by 2015, nearly 46 million individuals were dependent on food stamps. However, hope is not lost – through our welfare reforms, FGA is reversing this trend. Learn more: thefga.org/20thanniversary

Posted by Foundation for Government Accountability on Monday, August 22, 2016

It was a (somewhat) bipartisan effort that actually got results. So what did the government do? What the government always does.