Skip to comments.Edwards says he'll remove work requirements for food stamps
Posted on 12/21/2015 2:39:19 PM PST by justlittleoleme
Gov.-elect John Bel Edwards intends to remove work requirements that Gov. Bobby Jindal has enacted for more than 60,000 food stamp recipients.
Edwards sent a letter Monday to the U.S. Department of Agriculture saying he will seek a federal waiver of the work requirements. The governor-elect says Louisiana's unemployment rate qualifies it to skip the work mandate.
He's asking the USDA and the state social services department to stop any interruption of benefits until Edwards can reapply for the waiver that Jindal allowed to expire.
The work requirements are supposed to kick in Jan. 1 for adults aged 18 to 49 without children. To receive food stamps, they must work at least 20 hours per week or be enrolled in job training.
A lawsuit has been filed challenging the requirements.
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Gotta pay for votes received from the FSA.
Why work when you can just vote Democrat?
Because only the people govt confiscates money from have to work.
All paid for by massive government debt, supported by an unbacked, fiat, paper currency and the socialized monetary system manipulated by the central planners at the Federal Reserve.
This will ONLY be fixed when we return our monetary system to a free-market one, outside of bankers’ and government’s control
Until then, conservatives should expect to continue to lose every major economic and social battle they face.
But they can still vote twice in elections, right?
Holy Crap Batman, why would they ever want something going on that creates a work ethic? As Democrats we can’t have that.
Elections have consequences.
This is what happens when Santorum and Huckabee voters vote for the Democrat instead of voting for the Republican because he cheated on his wife several years back.
Yup, you are 100% correct.
This guy ran to the right of David Vitter during the general election. Now that the election is over, Democrats do what Democrats do.
No, this is what happens when Republicans run flawed candidates who think they are entitled to remain in political office despite their own shortcomings.
As ever, Democrats are the enemy of the good, the correct and the beautiful. They always are.
“This is what happens when Santorum and Huckabee voters vote for the Democrat instead of voting for the Republican because he cheated on his wife several years back.”
That’s what happens when the GOP doesn’t run a candidate who can appeal to 50.1% of the people voting on election day.
Well, congratulations, you just got your Democrat then!
It isn’t worth the effort it takes to keep them vertical and moving.
Well. Well. Well. Chaos is returning to Louisiana. Edwards is an agent of Satan. Satan loves chaos!
The myopic and self-righteous voters of Louisiana fell for the seduction and exercised their desire to punish a sinner. They will punish themselves instead.
Work? Ain’t nobody got time fo dat sh!t.
No it was those who cannot tolerate someone who made a mistake.
why in HELL would anybody do THAT!???????
(excepting for persons with genuine disabilities, of course....2 Thessolonians 3:10)
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