Constitutional provisions reflect the philosophy of the era that spawned them and establish the legal framework within which future generations must seek solutions to their problems. Nowhere is this better illustrated than in the welfare and housing articles added to the constitution by the 1938 convention. Delegates to that convention were aware of the problems the state faced and the increasingly important role the state was playing in assisting people in need, even as other states were either unwilling or unable to continue providing assistance to those who did...
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