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We need to address the 'cliff effect' of welfare benefits
Washington, July 27, 2021
For at least a generation, policymakers have been talking about welfare cliffs. Federal and state governments have been waging this war on poverty but with little progress beyond an expansive (and at times, perverse) web of programs and trillions in spending.
Unfortunately, if one was born into this system, the odds are stacked against them on whether they navigate their way out, including when families with working adults are presented with opportunities for financial promotions.