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    Poverty in the United States

    Veronique de Rugy and Elizabeth Lower-Basch discussed poverty in the United States. Among the issues they addressed were government assistance programs, the prevalence of poverty in…

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    Government Assistance Programs

    Panelists talked about ways to improve the application and receiving process of public assistance programs, specifically removing barriers, increasing access, and easing the strain on…

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    Drug Tests for Welfare Recipients

    Elizabeth Lower-Basch talked about consideration by 23 states to require drug tests for recipients of programs such as welfare, food stamps, or unemployment benefits. She discussed the unintended consequences, costs,…

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    Stimulus Aid to Economically Disadvantaged

    Elizabeth Lower-Basch talked about the provisions to help middle- and lower-income individuals most impacted by the economic downturn included in the $787 billion economic stimulus bill.…

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