Press Release by Congresswoman Pelosi

Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi


Pelosi Joins VP Gore for a Forum on Welfare-to-Work

March 1, 1999


Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) today joined Vice President Al Gore, the Clinton Administration and hundreds of Bay Area residents for a Welfare-to-Work forum at the Civic Center. "It's important to see this program evolve in order to deal with the issues facing families moving from welfare to work today," Pelosi said. "Jobs are being created in the suburbs, but 75% of the families on welfare live in the inner city. The question is, how do we get the workforce to the workplace? The President appears to be ready to address these issues in the FY2000 budget."

President Clinton's Welfare-to-Work initiative includes:


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