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States in Control: Ten Opportunities for Welfare Reform States Can Pursue No Matter Who Is in the White House

With new presidents come new priorities. The Biden administration has put states on notice: The era of flexibility in welfare is over.

President Biden pledged to expand Medicaid to able-bodied adults in every state, whether or not states chose to expand under ObamaCare. The administration has already notified states that it would no longer approve work requirements for able-bodied adults in state Medicaid programs.

And the administration has shown no interest in eliminating or modifying the federal handcuffs placed on states in 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead, those handcuffs continue to restrict states from removing even ineligible recipients from Medicaid or enforcing the primary work requirement in food stamps.

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