Welfare As We Know It

Walker, Jesse
June 2006
Reason;Jun2006, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p16
The article reflects on the reduction of budget for anti-poverty programs under the administration of U.S. President George W. Bush. It cites that the government spending for Bush's anti-poverty programs constitutes only 15.3 percent of the budget in 2001. It points out that the enrollment in anti-poverty programs have increased by an average of 17 percent from 2000 to 2005, according to the periodical, USA Today.


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