Rep. Aaron Vega on Increasing Massachusetts Welfare Funding

More than half of House lawmakers are backing and an increase for Massachusetts welfare funding in the 2019 State Budget. They are also proposing a policy change that would extend benefits to all children in a family. 

5th Hampden Sate Representative Aaron Vega, who sits on the Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities, joins Carrie Saldo to offer his perspective on both issues.