Reality Check: Ad Targets Morgan Carroll For Welfare Money Vote

DENVER (CBS4) – One of the most competitive races in the country is in the Colorado’s 6th Congressional District, which includes parts of Jefferson, Adams and Douglas counties.

Democratic candidate Morgan Carroll is challenging Republican incumbent Rep. Mike Coffman.

More than $5 million has been spent on the race by outside groups alone. CBS4 Political Specialist Shaun Boyd gives one of their most provactive ads a Reality Check.

Boyd’s report references a CBS4 Investigation from 2015 titled Welfare Recipients Spending At Strip Clubs, Liquor Stores, Luxury Destinations. The following are other sources for her report:

http://www.leg.state.co.us/clics/clics2015a/csl.nsf/fsbillcont2/109EFDC523ECEC7087257D900077724D/$FILE/065_enr.pdf

http://www.ncsl.org/research/human-services/ebt-mandate-in-tanf.aspx

https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/CRPT-112hrpt399/pdf/CRPT-112hrpt399.pdf

https://cbsdenver.files.wordpress.com/2016/10/ebt-electronic-benefits-transfer.pdf

https://cbsdenver.files.wordpress.com/2016/10/ebt-workgroup-plan_rev-1-15-2-final.docx

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