Welfare Funds No Longer On Tap At Strip Clubs, Casinos, Liquor Stores?

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"California welfare recipients withdrew $1.28 million at casino ATMs..."

"Investigation finds tax dollars withdrawn at bars, liquor stores, strip clubs, casinos"

"Missouri, Illinois welfare money spent in Las Vegas"

"Betting on welfare"

Over the last 20 months, a string of media reports have drawn attention to the "questionable locations" where welfare recipients have withdrawn federal money. Now the government has taken action. Buried in the payroll tax cut extension, which Congress passed earlier this month, is a bill that would cut a state's access to federal funds if it fails to adopt policies that block welfare recipients from accessing their funds in liquor stores, casinos or strip clubs.