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California's limits on welfare debit cards inspire U.S. response

May 11, 2011 12:51:55 AM- latimes.com
A U.S. Senate proposal seeks to bar welfare recipients from using government-issued cards at casinos, strip clubs and liquor stores, mirroring restrictions imposed last year by former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Welfare recipients nationwide would be barred from using their government-issued debit cards at casinos, strip clubs and liquor stores under a bill to be introduced Wednesday by leaders of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee.

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