Welfare reform: three states' approaches show promise of increasing work participation
Corporate Name: United States. General Accounting Office
Alternate Document Title: Report to the Ranking Minority Member, Committee on Finance, U.S. Senate
Publisher: U.S. General Accounting Office
Published At: Washington, DC
Date Published: 1997
Distributor: United States General Accounting Office
Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 20548-0001
Material Type: Government Document
Intended Audience: General
Physical Media: Print
Physical Description: 62 p.
Subjects: Welfare Services; Welfare Recipients
This report reviews the experiences of three states--Idaho, Massachusetts, and Michigan--with increasing the participation of welfare recipients participation in work and work-related activities. The policy and procedures followed are discussed and the results analyzed. This research was undertaken to predict success of the federal welfare reform legislation, TANF(Temporary Assistance to Needy Families), which was enacted in 1996 to replace the AFDC (Aid to Families with Dependent Children) program.
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