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Republicans push for more work requirements in debt ceiling negotiations

As Republicans and Democrats continue to try to reach a deal to raise the debt ceiling, Republicans are calling for stricter work requirements on some social safety net programs.

Here & Now‘s Scott Tong speaks with Elena Prager, assistant professor of economics at the Simon Business School at the University of Rochester, about what the research tells us about the impact of work requirements.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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