House Left Moves to End Community Service Requirement in Public Housing

The Congressional conservatives’ Republican Study Committeereports that Congressmen Rangel (D-NY), Frank (D-MA), Waters (D-CA) and Watt (D-NC) will introduce an amendment to the Transportation-HUD appropriations bill later today to prohibit requiring people in public housing to contribute eight hours per month to community service or spend a comparable time in an economic self-sufficiency program.

Eight hours per month must have been too much to ask.

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