Work Requirements For Welfare Work — We’ve Seen It Before
- BY Sarah Coffey
Work improves lives. We in the Midwest know this is true.
In the last few decades, the Midwest has been a case study in the effectiveness of work requirements in welfare to create opportunity, increase household incomes and revive economies. With strengthened work requirements a key part of House Republicans’ debt ceiling bill, lawmakers in Washington should look to America’s heartland to see just how powerful work requirements really are.