LIMITING WELFARE BRATS: Kansas is Cutting Off Welfare Brats from Spending Taxpayers’ Money On…

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Spas. Fortune tellers. Tattoo parlors. Movies.
These are on the long list of things that will be off limits for welfare recipients in Kansas, where lawmakers have recently approved a bill that would forbid residents from spending public assistance dollars in ways deemed inappropriate by the state.

The bill concerns Kansas’ Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program, which provides cash payments of up to $497 per month for a family of four.

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The program is designed to help low-income residents who may be between jobs or struggling to care for a relative.

Here’s a list of what would be off limits:

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Casinos
  • Gaming establishments
  • Jewelry stores
  • Tattoo parlors
  • Massage parlors
  • Body piercing parlors
  • Spas
  • Nail salons
  • Lingerie shops
  • Tobacco paraphernalia stores
  • Vapor cigarette stores
  • Psychic or fortune telling businesses
  • Bail bond companies
  • Video arcades
  • Movie theaters
  • Swimming pools
  • Cruise ships
  • Theme parks
  • Dog or horse racing facilities
  • Parimutuel facilities (off-track betting)
  • Cigarettes and tobacco products
  • Lottery tickets
  • Concert tickets
  • Tickets for professional or collegiate sporting events
  • Tickets for other entertainment events intended for the general public
  • Sexually oriented adult materials
  • Sexually oriented businesses
  • Strip clubs
  • Any business or retail establishment where minors under age 18 are not permitted

Read more: CNN


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