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Anthony Williams on Welfare & Poverty
Washington Mayor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Anthony Williams on other issues.
  • Finish welfare reform by moving able recipients into jobs. (Aug 2000)

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Eleanor Holmes Norton on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (DC-Delegate): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Eleanor Holmes Norton on other issues.
  • Sponsored funding re-development of abandoned & foreclosed properties. (Apr 2013)
  • Sponsored maintaining SNAP nutrition assistance program. (Mar 2013)
  • Increase the earned income tax credit. (Jan 1993)
  • Fully fund Head Start; Job Corps; and WIC food program. (Apr 1993)
  • Develop a strategy to eliminate extreme global poverty. (Dec 2007)
  • Support school breakfast for low-income children. (Mar 2009)
  • Reduce the concentration of wealth & wage inequality. (Nov 1999)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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