Is California the welfare capital? Delving into why California has such a disproportionate share of the nation’s recipients
WELFARE IN CALIFORNIA
34% Of the nation’s welfare recipients live in California but only 12% of the U.S. population resides here.
How we compare
New York leads the nation: $256
Idaho is at the bottom: $17
Next time you hit a pot hole, or another service is cut, remember this. It’s not just the fact that we have a huge drain on city and county budgets do to runaway pensions and retirement benefits. We’re also the go to destination if you want to kick back in a place with ideal climate and great welfare benefits. Check out the story here