Beacon investigation prompts welfare reform bill

January 30, 2013 4:30PM

State Sen. Jim Tracy and Rep. Terri Lynn Weaver have teamed up with the Beacon Center to curb welfare abuse. Beacon recently uncovered that welfare recipients were using their EBT cards at liquor stores, bars, and strip clubs, among other questionable places. Lawmakers have filed legislation with the assistance of Beacon to stop this practice. Read the entire press release here.