ICYMI VIDEO RELEASE: Committee Republicans Speak Out in Support of Bipartisan Welfare Reform, Reject President’s Unlawful Waiver Scheme
WASHINGTON, D.C. | September 21, 2012
On Thursday, the U.S. House of Representatives approved with bipartisan support legislation to block the Obama administration’s unlawful attempt to waive the work requirements of the 1996 welfare reform law. During debate on H.J.Res. 118, Education and the Workforce Committee Republicans addressed the urgent need to preserve successful welfare reforms and reject President Obama’s latest executive overreach.
Watch highlights from the floor debate below:
To read reaction from Chairman John Kline (R-MN) to yesterday’s vote, click here. To learn more about Republican efforts to preserve the bipartisan welfare reform law, click here.