State of Missouri Archives: on Welfare & Poverty

John Brunner: Make welfare temporary, not permanent

Our goal: Provide a hand up, not just a hand out. Reform welfare into a temporary not permanent solution, eliminate its expansion, tighten eligibility, and enforce welfare to work requirements.
Source: 2016 Missouri gubernatorial campaign website May 10, 2016

Eric Greitens: Current welfare system is broken; it traps people in poverty

WELFARE NEEDS REFORM. I believe welfare must be reformed so that every person has a chance to live a life of dignity, purpose, and meaning. The current system is broken, and instead of lifting people out of poverty, it too often traps them in it.
Source: 2016 Missouri Governor campaign website Oct 9, 2015

Catherine Hanaway: Limit welfare benefits when recipients have more kids

Source: Missouri Legislative 1998 National Political Awareness Test Nov 1, 1998

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