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Welfare reform: progress in meeting work-focused TANF goals

Publisher: US General Accounting Office

Published At: Washington, DC

Date Published: 2001

Distributor: US General Accounting Office

Source Address: P.O. Box 37050

Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 20013

Phone: (202) 512-6000

Material Type: Testimony

Intended Audience: Policy Maker

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 16 p

Subjects: Welfare Services; Welfare Recipients

Abstract:
This document is a transcript of testimony by the General Accounting Office (GAO) 's directory for education, workforce and income security issues. Partly due to the strong economy, a lot of progress had been made in four years to change the welfare system into a work-based , temporary assistance program for needy families. One concern is that states should do a better job coordinating welfare and workforce-development systems.

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