Paul Ryan Unveils New Anti-Poverty Plan

Wisconsin Public Radio
July 24, 2014

Ken Taylor, the executive director of the Wisconsin Council of Children and Families, said that while he likes some elements of Ryan’s proposal — like expanding the Earned Income Tax Credit program to more childless workers — he also has some serious reservations about the opportunity grants.”

“Our experience in block grants is that it sounds great on the flexibility … but all of the block grants that we’ve seen so far end up resulting in significant cuts to important programs that help low-income families,” said Taylor.

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