Under Obama welfare now pays more than work in 35 states

"Welfare benefits continue to outpace the income that most recipients can expect to earn from an entry-level job, and the balance between welfare and work may actually have grown worse in recent years. The current welfare system provides such a high level of benefits that it acts as a disincentive for work. Welfare currently pays more than a minimum-wage job in 35 states, even after accounting for the Earned Income Tax Credit, and in 13 states it pays more than $15 per hour."

Read more at the Cato Institute: http://object.cato.org/sites/cato.org/files/pubs/pdf/theworkversus.pdf

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