Reports: States Hoard Billions in Welfare Funds Despite Growing Need
By Imprint Staff Reports
“It’s become harder and harder for parents to access the program, despite there being a high level of financial need in the state,” Ashley Burnside, a policy analyst with the Center for Law and Social Policy, said of Nebraska. “Just because families are poor, that doesn’t mean that the government shouldn’t be there to support them when they’re having a financial emergency and it’s not a child’s fault if their parents cannot secure a job.”
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