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Work First, Governor James B. Hunt's tough welfare reform plan, seeks to get recipients off welfare and into jobs. Between July 1, 1995, and May 31, 1997, almost 39,000 families were dropped from welfare rolls and found jobs.
Federally mandated welfare programs from the 1967 Amendments to the Social Security Act began application throughout the state. The author reports on which counties have adopted the changes to programs intended to help needy children, elderly citizens, and the disabled.