SNAP Job Training Requirements – Wisconsin

Job training for food stamps will cost state taxpayers $18 million more through 2017, By Jason Stein, March 3, 2015, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: “State taxpayers will pay more than $18 million over the next two years as nearly 130,000 more food stamp recipients in Wisconsin will have to receive job training under a requirement advanced by Gov. Scott Walker. ┬áThe extra training costs come as Walker seeks drug testing for some recipients of FoodShare and other welfare programs at more than $500,000 a year. So far on Tuesday, Walker administration officials have provided only partial figures on the cost — or potential savings — associated with the drug testing as the administration briefs members of the Joint Finance Committee…”

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