UPDATED: DCF answers attorney general’s food assistance inquiry


(Updated to reflect tweet from House majority leader)

The secretary of Kansas' child welfare agency had the authority to exempt work requirements for food assistance for some adults under state law, according to the agency's response to an inquiry from the attorney general.

In a letter to Attorney General Derek Schmidt, a lawyer for the Department for Children and Families explained why the agency is not violating state law by extending food assistance benefits to adults without children who aren't working.

The five-page letter


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