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How fast food poverty costs America billions

October 17, 2013 11:01 AM0 comments
How fast food poverty costs America billions

While fast food corporations reap vast fortunes, taxpayers finance $7 billion in public assistance for the workers. Twin studies released at noon Tuesday estimate that the majority of families of front-line fast food workers use public assistance, at a taxpayer cost of nearly $7 billion a year, while seven publicly-traded […]

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eMediaWorld.com Reports Welfare Drug Test Veto Overridden By North Carolina GOP, Gov Fights Back

September 5, 2013 1:16 PM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Reports Welfare Drug Test Veto Overridden By North Carolina GOP, Gov Fights Back

The North Carolina GOP is having a big fight over making poor people pee in cups. First, Republicans in the state legislature, with some Democratic support, passed a bill requiring drug tests for some people seeking benefits from the federal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program, commonly known as welfare. […]

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