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TX pushing ahead on welfare privatization

Adrian Moore
October 10, 2005, 7:45am

After the success of privatizing welfare to work in the 1990s, the logical next step has been to privatize the processing of food stamp, Medicaid and welfare applications. Texas is pushing ahead with such a plan, which it expects to save the state $150 million a year and improve the quality of application review.

Adrian Moore is Vice President, Policy

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