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Stores found cheating could be both fined, disqualified
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“Using existing data helps reduce paperwork and ensure accuracy,” he said.
The move to encourage states to rein in entitlements to people who may not need them comes as presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney has aggressively sought to cast President Obama as having gutted the work requirements of President Clinton’s welfare reform, juxtaposed with the Republican’s commitment to work requirements. The Romney campaign also sends out multiple advisories a day with quotes from surrogates denouncing unmotivated welfare recipients and touting Mr. Romney’s proposed reforms.
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