Domestic Violence Victims Win Temporary Exemption From Work Requirements

The Senate voted 98-1 Wednesday to grant domestic abuse victims a temporary exemption from welfare work requirements. This provision waives the current welfare reform law’s requirement that abuse victims to return to work after a year. Although the Senate has approved the proposal three times before, it has been removed from House-Senate negotiations each time.


The Nando Net - September 10, 1997

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