Stephen Schneck , director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, and associate professor, politics, was quoted in an Aug. 14 Catholic News Service article about Rep. Paul Ryan's (R-Wis.) plan to reduce poverty in the United States.

From: Catholic News Service Date: Aug. 14, 2014 Author: Dennis Sadowski

... Schneck said a mechanism for monitoring how any funding is used to reduce poverty must be established.

"Some states have a really poor track record of using federal monies," he explained. "I think we need to have somebody looking out how the money is being spent, making sure this is money going to effective relief."

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