TV5 Investigates: Students Abusing Bridge Cards 2-04-2011 - WNEM TV 5

TV5 Investigates: Students Abusing Bridge Cards 2-04-2011

A growing number of college students are getting a lesson in welfare. Visit any campus and ask students, 'What is a Bridge Card?'
It’s a form of food assistance meant to help low-income households. Many of the students TV5 talked with said they’ve heard of one or they have one.
The I-TEAM’s Liz Gelardi takes a look at how students are obtaining Bridge Cards through a legal loophole -- and how lawmakers are trying to stop it.
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