The Legislature passed a welfare reform bill in April, which was amended on the Senate floor to include a $25-per-day ATM limit for welfare recipients. Weeks later, policymakers grew concerned that the provision could conflict with the federal Social Security Act, putting federal grant money at risk.
The Legislature passed a welfare reform bill in April, which was amended on the Senate floor to include a $25-per-day ATM limit for welfare recipients. Weeks later, policymakers grew concerned that the provision could conflict with the federal Social Security Act, putting federal grant money at risk. File photo
The Legislature passed a welfare reform bill in April, which was amended on the Senate floor to include a $25-per-day ATM limit for welfare recipients. Weeks later, policymakers grew concerned that the provision could conflict with the federal Social Security Act, putting federal grant money at risk. File photo

Wichita lawmakers: DCF has power to lift ATM cap for welfare recipients

August 03, 2015 06:31 PM