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State officials cancel access to welfare benefits on cruise ships and at all casinos

Publié par Clifford Armion le 10/05/2010

Jack Dolan

"California officials are cutting off use of state-issued welfare debit cards at casinos across the country and on cruise ships, in the wake of Times reports that the aid cards have been used to spend or withdraw millions of dollars in benefits at popular vacation spots including the Las Vegas strip and on ships sailing from ports around the world.

"More than $69 million meant to help the needy pay their rent and clothe their children was accessed in all 49 other states, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Guam, according to data obtained by The Times from the California Department of Social Services."

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"State officials cancel access to welfare benefits on cruise ships and at all casinos", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), mai 2010. Consulté le 18/10/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/state-officials-cancel-access-to-welfare-benefits-on-cruise-ships-and-at-all-casinos