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As welfare reform turns 25, it isn’t working, advocates for poor families say

In Pennsylvania, the dollar amounts paid to families in the program are low (about $400 monthly for a family of three) and have not increased since the 1990s.

By Kate Giammarise/WESA

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Justices decline to restore cash payments to poor, disabled

Pennsylvania’s highest court is turning down an effort to resume cash welfare assistance to the poor and disabled while litigation continues over a law that ended the payments.

By The Associated Press