5 Welfare Reforms West Virginia Voters Want

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Opportunity Solutions Project conducted a poll of 729 likely West Virginia voters in July 2016. Results concluded that West Virginia voters want welfare reforms – specifically five key pieces.

83% of all voters want to preserve resources for the truly needy by checking eligibility for individuals on welfare more frequently with better technology, 85% support work requirements for food stamps, 69% are in favor of returning welfare eligibility back to traditional federal income levels, 77% approve of blocking the use of taxpayer-funded welfare benefits in places of vice, and 82% support checking welfare applicants financial assets to preserve limited resources for the truly needy.