For now, the rule applies to able-bodied, childless adults in Cobb, Gwinnett and Hall counties, but state officials are in discussions to expand it to more counties. Some say the rule has been effective in cracking down on people who should not be receiving the public assistance. Others worry that these people may be falling on hard times.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution caught up to several of them. Read the full story at http://www.myajc.com/news/news/work-requirements-thin-food-stamp-ranks/nrZSP/. The AJC also exposes the state's weak record on helping these people get into a job.