Walker calls for expanding work requirements in welfare programs

Photo by Michelle Stocker, The Capital Times
Photo by Michelle Stocker, The Capital Times

Gov. Scott Walker today called for expanding work requirements under the state’s food stamps program to able-bodied adults with school-age children as well as those receiving housing assistance.
Walker made the announcement in Milwaukee as part of a statewide tour to unveil what he’s calling Wisconsin Works for Everyone. The name is a take off of the Wisconsin Works program that former Gov. Tommy Thompson unveiled two decades ago. Thompson was to join Walker in Madison as part of the tour.
“We want to put people on the pathway to success,” Walker said during the Milwaukee stop.
Currently, the ...

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