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Tarren Bragdon

President and CEO, Foundation for Government Accountability

Tarren Bragdon is president and chief executive officer of the Foundation for Government Accountability. The FGA is one of the nation’s leading public policy organizations, passing reforms in 34 states that seek to free individuals from the trap of government dependence and to let them experience the power of work.

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Requiring work for welfare moves Texans out of dependency

Federal policymakers and lawmakers in other states should follow Texas’ lead by making work requirements mandatory for all able-bodied adults on welfare and refocusing training programs to have a work-first culture. Only then will America be able to move millions of people off the sidelines, out of dependency, and back to work.