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Jim Dexter on Welfare & Poverty


Voted NO on welfare block grants.

Replacement of federal welfare guarantee with block grants to the states.

Dexter says, "The federal government has absolutely no constitutional role in welfare."

Status: Conf Rpt Agreed to Y)78; N)21; NV)1

Reference: Conference Report on H.R. 3734; Bill H.R. 3734 ; vote number 1996-262 on Aug 1, 1996

Voted NO on welfare overhaul.

Approval of an overhaul on the federal welfare system.

Dexter says, "The federal government has absolutely no constitutional role in welfare."

Status: Bill Passed Y)87; N)12; NV)1

Reference: Contract w/ America (Welfare Refm); Bill H.R. 4 ; vote number 1995-443 on Sep 19, 1995

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