States Rethink Restrictions on Food Stamps, Welfare for Drug Felons

  • July 30, 2015
States are rethinking prohibiting people with felony drug convictions from getting food stamps or welfare benefits, as officials look for ways to ease people back into society and reduce recidivism. Read More
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