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Vermont plan to limit welfare-to-work draws fire

By Dave Gram, Associated Press. Reposted from the Brattleboro Reformer. “MONTPELIER — For Roslyn Haldane and Jen Grey, a plan by Gov. Peter Shumlin’s administration to put new limits on a welfare-to-work program could create a nasty domino effect. Grey could lose the $640 monthly check she receives from the state, which would force the extended Barre family to combine two households into one. Haldane would have to ask the disabled man she cares for to move, costing her the $2,400-a-month state stipend she gets for providing that care and forcing the man to find a new situation…” Link to Brattleboro Reformer Article  View PDF of Full Brattleboro Reformer Article

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