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California Reaming

This week, California’s Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger proposed eliminating cash assistance for the poorest families.  The proposal to end the program, called CalWORKs, was a shock to legislators and just about everyone else.

If the proposal goes through, California would be the only state to reject Temporary Assistance to Needy Families block grants, a federal program.  The program pays states as long as they put limitations on job requirements of recipients.

Assemblyman Jim Beall, D-San Jose, said the draconian measure would result in “a lot of little kids begging on the streets.”

Even Maria is shocked!

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