Welfare Reform

Agenda

  • Increase public education on the availability of the Earned Income Tax Credit
  • Strengthen work requirements
  • Implement a cash diversion program
  • Integrate public and private services to improve efficiency and accountability
  • Implement commonsense welfare fraud prevention practices

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The Foundation’s Criminal Justice Initiative pushed the problems to the forefront, proposed practical solutions, brought in leaders from other states to share examples, and created this nonpartisan opportunity. (At the signing of the 2012 Criminal Justice Reform bill.)

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