SNAP and Work Requirements – Wisconsin

Report: Job training rule for food stamps would trim rolls by half, By Jason Stein, May 20, 2013, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: “Requiring a job — or basic training for one — from able-bodied participants in the state’s food stamp program would cause about half of them to drop out, a total of tens of thousands of people statewide and 14,500 in Milwaukee, according to a new report. The new projections come from the Legislature’s nonpartisan budget office, which last week released its analysis of Gov. Scott Walker’s plan to require 62,700 able-bodied adults without children in Wisconsin’s FoodShare program to work or attend bare-bones job training…”

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