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Congressional Disapproval of Welfare Work Waivers, H.J. Res. 118


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This legislation formally disapproves the Obama Administration's efforts to weaken the 1996 welfare reform law and prevents the administration from implementing its plan to waive work requirements for welfare recipients, critical reforms that have helped lift millions of American families out of poverty.

Passed with bipartisan support: 250-164
I voted Yea.

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