‘It’s shameful and disgusting’: Mississippi cuts welfare to the poor nearly 90% while sending it to Brett Favre and other connected players

In Mississippi, where elected officials have a long history of praising self-sufficiency and condemning federal antipoverty programs, a welfare scandal has exposed how millions of dollars were diverted to the rich and powerful — including pro athletes — instead of helping some of the neediest people in the nation.
— Read on fortune.com/2023/01/03/mississippi-welfare-scandal-brett-favre-aid-to-poor-cut-nearly-90-percent/

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