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Report: Welfare pays more than minimum wage in most states

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Posted at 6:34 AM, Aug 22, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-22 08:34:55-04

A study by the Cato Institute found welfare pays more than a minimum wage job in 35 states.

Furthermore, in 13 states, welfare pays more than $15 an hour. Federal minimum wage is $7.25.

The information was reported in a Fox News article that noted “little incentive” for Americans to seek or accept entry-level work.

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