welfare http://wyomingpublicradio.net en Mead: Wyoming won't waive welfare work requirements http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/mead-wyoming-wont-waive-welfare-work-requirements <p>Gov. Matt Mead says Wyoming will not seek to waive federal welfare work requirements.<br>&nbsp;<br>The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is allowing states the option to waive certain work requirements for people on welfare.<br>&nbsp;<br>The requirements are part of a 1996 welfare reform law aimed at getting welfare recipients into the workforce.<br>&nbsp;<br>The issue has come up in this year's presidential campaign between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.<br>&nbsp; Sat, 25 Aug 2012 00:12:11 +0000 The Associated Press 29094 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Mead: Wyoming won't waive welfare work requirements