Critics slam bill removing FoodShare eligibility for those who don’t pay child support

The authors of a bill removing FoodShare eligibility for those who don't pay child support said at a committee hearing today the bill is aimed at lifting children out of poverty by helping ensure both parents are involved in their lives.
But critics said the measure would be counterproductive, making it harder for local officials to collect child support payments and increasing hunger.
The bill, AB 57, is similar to a provision in Walker's budget and would ensure parents who don't pay child support lose their eligibility for FoodShare, unless they're working with officials under a payment plan...

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