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Advocates for the poor are calling out the Trump administration for proposing new work requirements to low-income people getting public assistance.


Bill extending welfare cash to drug felons returns

Dec 27, 2016
Delaware Public Media

A bill that would extend federal welfare benefits to convicted drug felons will get another look next year.

New bill would open up welfare cash to drug felons

May 5, 2016

Felons with drug convictions were first able to receive federal and state food benefits in 2011 after Delaware lawmakers okayed the move.

And now some Democrats want to extend cash benefits to them as well.