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All Things Considered

How Welfare Benefits Work in New Hampshire

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At the end of May, convenience store clerk Jackie Whiton took a public stand against the unrestricted use of public assistance cash-benefits by refusing to sell cigarettes to a customer using an EBT card. Last week, House Speaker William O’Brien took up the cause. We want to know – how big a problem is this?

Reporter Emily Corwin of StateImpact New Hampshire has been writing about these issues. She talks with All Things Considered host Brady Carlson about how welfare works in New Hampshire. Read her blogpost.

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