Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Study Cites Misconceptions About Calworks Recipients

Governor Jerry Brown's May budget revisions propose to save 1.3 billion dollars by cutting and restructuring the CalWorks welfare program and subsidized child care. But some experts are warning about the effects on poor families. A new report by Public Policy Institute of California takes a look at California's welfare recipients and some misconceptions about who's on welfare. Christopher Martinez reports from the State Capitol.