Paul Ryan Announces Plan to Fight Poverty
Speaker Paul Ryan has announced a plan to make change in the fight against poverty in America.
"Poverty is all that much lower than when we started this war 51 years ago," said Ryan. Ryan's proposal suggests that there are thousands of people and organizations fighting this war on poverty at a local level in communities around the nation. Ryan is callking attention to what's working and mobilizing support of these organizations.
His plan rests on five principles
- Reward work
- Tailor benefits to peoples specific needs
- Demand results, hold accountable
- Improve skills and schools
- Help people plan and save for their future.
"This is how you fight poverty. This is how you help people move onward and upward," said Ryan.