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01/23/2014 09:46 am ET Updated Jan 23, 2014

Cuomo Seeks Ban On Welfare Cash At Strip Clubs, Liquor Stores

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Governor Andrew Cuomo’s latest budget proposal would prevent New Yorkers from withdrawing public-assistance funds at liquor stores, casinos and strip clubs.

Multiple states have passed similar measures in recent years, after congressional Republicans passed a bill banning E.B.T. debit card withdrawals at liquor stores and strip clubs in early 2012.

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