State of Oregon Archives: on Welfare & Poverty


Gordon Harold Smith: Block grants for state and local flexibility in welfare

Source: Oregon Congressional Election 2008 Political Courage Test Jun 18, 2008

Jeff Merkley: Supports workfare and 2-year welfare limits

Source: Oregon State 1998 National Political Awareness Test Nov 1, 1998

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