Tanf Electronic Benefit Cards: Some States are Restricting Certain Tanf Transactions, but Challenges Remain

Tanf Electronic Benefit Cards: Some States are Restricting Certain Tanf Transactions, but Challenges Remain

by US Government Accountability Office
     
 
The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PRWORA)7 significantly changed federal welfare policy for lowincome families with children, from a program that entitled eligible families to monthly cash payments to a capped block grant that emphasizes employment and work supports for most adult recipients. As part of PRWORA, Congress

Overview

The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PRWORA)7 significantly changed federal welfare policy for lowincome families with children, from a program that entitled eligible families to monthly cash payments to a capped block grant that emphasizes employment and work supports for most adult recipients. As part of PRWORA, Congress created the TANF program,8 through which HHS provides states about $16.5 billion each year in block grant funds to implement the program.

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ISBN-13:
9781491299289
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
08/12/2013
Pages:
42
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.09(d)

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