Kansas Passes Controversial Welfare Reform Legislation

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Aid to the poor often comes with restrictions, and Kansas Governor Sam Brownback says new limits on state assistance will help recipients to lead better lives. Kansas law is about to prohibit welfare recipients from visiting swimming pools, getting tattoos or withdrawing more than $25 from ATM's. We hear more about the reform legislation from Barbara Shelly, editorial and opinion writer at the Kansas City Star.

Credits

Guest:
Barbara Shelly - Kansas City Star - @bshelly

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Benjamin Gottlieb, Katie Cooper, Christine Detz