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Advocates speak out against proposed time limits on Reach Up

Governor Shumlin’s proposal to place a five-year cap on Reach Up benefits for low-income individuals spurred Vermonters to speak out and advocate for alternative solutions. For Valentine’s Day, Advocates Declare: “Have a Heart – Save Reach up” Press Release VPR News: Advocates Decry Cuts To Vt. Reach Up Program The Burlington Free Press: Progressives and Democrats offer alternatives to governor’s money raising plan PDF of full Burlington Free Press article Reach Up participants say governor’s plan to curb welfare program is misguided PDF of Full article

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