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Banacek
10-26-2016, 04:44 PM
States did not always enforce work requirements for food stamp recipients before giving them benefits because doing so was “too burdensome” for them, according to an audit from the Department of Agriculture’s Inspector General.

The Food and Nutrition Service established work requirements for Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program participants who are able-bodied adults without dependents, fall in the age range of 18 to 49, and are not disabled. These individuals are required to work 20 hours or more each week or participate in a qualifying work activity.

If an individual does not meet this work requirement, he can only receive benefits for three months in a span of three years.

The agency can approve states to waive this time limit if a state’s unemployment rate is above 10 percent or in an area with insufficient jobs. Despite this, auditors found that the agency has approved waiver requests for areas where there is effectively full employment

http://freebeacon.com/issues/states-not-enforce-work-requirements-food-stamp-recipients/

Dlr Pyro
10-26-2016, 04:53 PM
States did not always enforce work requirements for food stamp recipients before giving them benefits because doing so was “too burdensome” for them, according to an audit from the Department of Agriculture’s Inspector General.

your taxpayer dollars at work

Apocalypse
10-26-2016, 06:56 PM
Obama admn, ordered the states not to enforce the work requirements, out of them being unfair.

Dlr Pyro
10-27-2016, 12:13 AM
Obama admn, ordered the states not to enforce the work requirements, out of them being unfair.
He had no right to do that with our money.

Retread
10-27-2016, 10:22 AM
He had no right to do that with our money.

He over-stepped his rights and duties as POTUS within a month of his first inaugural and has never looked back.

noonwitch
10-27-2016, 11:56 AM
Michigan is sometimes consistent about enforcing the rules and sometimes not-mainly, we have pretty generous guidelines for disability exceptions to the work requirement. More generous than SSI-I personally think that the SSI standard should apply.