JFC approves Walker bill to make monthly EITC payments, Dems object

The Joint Finance Committee voted 12-4 to approve two of the guv’s welfare bills, including one that would create a pilot program to send monthly payments to recipients of the Earned Income Tax Credit instead of a lump sum after their file their taxes.
The bill would direct the Department of Revenue to enter a pilot program to send monthly payments to 100 EITC recipients. The department would then compare the financial stability of those in the pilot program to another 100 randomly selected claimants to see if the advance payments impacted their financial stability.
If successful, DOR would be...

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