Michigan Senate passes 48-month limit on welfare,

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    The Republicans run this state now, They are cleaning up the mess.

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    From The Detroit News: Politics-State | Michigan Senate passes 48-month limit on welfare, raises wage cap | The Detroit News
     
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    Four years? Holy shit.
     
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    Wow, they are finally getting around to implementing compliance with the Welfare Reform Act that create TANF. That legislation required benefits to extend no more than two years consecutive or five years lifetime.
     
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    It's tuff love but the cycle has to stop they have people that have been on welfare most of there lives were does that lead, not to mention all the fraud that takes place.
     
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    Dat be bad news fo da moochers.
     
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    Finally someone with brains. We should make it 24 months no money if the next four months find something for to do to earn their welfare PERIOD!!
     
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    Welcome to 1997!

    <that's been the federal law for almost 15 years. States that wish to allow longer periods or grant more waivers than allowed must fund it themselves>
     
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    We should make it 0 months
     
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    Bout damned time.

    Sure hope more States do the same.
     
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    It's a step in the right direction, but I would have gone much further and denied welfare benefits to anyone who has children out of wedlock. That's the cause of about 70% of people being on the welfare roles in the first place.
     

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