California state Sen. Holly Mitchell, D-Los Angeles, addresses the Senate. As part of a budget deal reached last week with Democratic legislative leaders, Gov. Jerry Brown has agreed to repeal the two-decade old decision to limit welfare benefits for families that conceive additional children while receiving state aid. Mitchell has led the legislative effort to overturn the so-called maximum family grant.
California state Sen. Holly Mitchell, D-Los Angeles, addresses the Senate. As part of a budget deal reached last week with Democratic legislative leaders, Gov. Jerry Brown has agreed to repeal the two-decade old decision to limit welfare benefits for families that conceive additional children while receiving state aid. Mitchell has led the legislative effort to overturn the so-called maximum family grant. Rich Pedroncelli AP
California state Sen. Holly Mitchell, D-Los Angeles, addresses the Senate. As part of a budget deal reached last week with Democratic legislative leaders, Gov. Jerry Brown has agreed to repeal the two-decade old decision to limit welfare benefits for families that conceive additional children while receiving state aid. Mitchell has led the legislative effort to overturn the so-called maximum family grant. Rich Pedroncelli AP

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June 14, 2016 4:30 PM

Finally, an end to an ineffective and humiliating welfare law

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