Bill Would Impose Restrictions on Welfare Programs TANF, SNAPThe bill would reduce the lifetime limit a person can be on TANF from five years to two. Sen. David Sater said that would encourage TANF members to hold a job and be able to be independent from the government sooner.
Mo. Bill to Curb Welfare Fraud Sent to Gov. NixonMissouri welfare recipients would be barred from spending their cash benefits at casinos, liquor stores or strip clubs under legislation sent to Gov. Jay Nixon.
State Rep. Says 'Don't Get Sick' Bill Would Break Poverty CycleSome call it the 'Don't Get Sick' bill, others the 'Breaking the Poverty Cycle' bill. Regardless, it's making waves in Jefferson City.
Mo. House Committee Considers Welfare Transfer ProgramThe House Governmental Oversight and Accountability committee discussed a plan Monday to transfer state welfare participants to federal disability aid.
University City Sen. Takes On Welfare MisuseThe bill sponsored by Chappelle-Nadal would not allow recipients to use public assistant to buy tobacco, alcohol, or go to games or strip clubs.