State of North Carolina Archives: on Welfare & Poverty


Alma Adams: Don't cut food stamps: a hand up, not a hand out

Alma will stand up to the Tea Party Republicans who want to cut unemployment benefits, food stamps, and other programs designed to help the poor and working families. These programs are a hand up not a hand out.

Over 16% of North Carolinians live below the poverty level, nearly two points higher than the national average. And in many communities this number is higher still. Alma will work to lift these individuals out of poverty & help them find the good paying jobs they need to support their families.

Source: 2014 N.C. House campaign website, AlmaAdamsForCongress.com Aug 31, 2014

Robert Pittenger: Redirect welfare funding to faith-based organizations

Source: 2004 N.C. Congressional National Political Awareness Test Nov 1, 2004

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