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Monday, May 12, 2008

Arkansas first?

Posted By on Mon, May 12, 2008 at 9:44 AM

In at least one category it is, says this New York Times story, dateline Little Rock: It gives the most generous welfare aid to low-income workers. The Arkansas Work Pays Program allows cash payments of up to $204 to participants, who must perform at least 24 hours of paid work a week. The income limit for a family of three is $2,146, and participants can continue to receive aid for 24 months. The program, administered by the Department of Workforce Services, began in 2006.

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