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www.nationalreview.com/article/439075/welfare-reform-successful-statistics-show

Aug 17, 2016 ... Two decades ago, on August 22, 1996, President Bill Clinton signed a landmark welfare-reform bill (the Personal Responsibility and Work ...

www.brookings.edu/articles/welfare-reform-success-or-failure-it-worked

The following article has been republished with the permission of APHSA. It has been 10 years since the welfare reform law was signed by President Clinton ...

thinkprogress.org/the-failure-of-welfare-reform-hits-new-records-a85ba7a4e830

Feb 21, 2014 ... The percentage of poor families with children, those meant to be the primary beneficiaries of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families ...

www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2016/mar/02/bernie-s/sanders-welfare-reform-more-doubled-extreme-povert

Mar 2, 2016 ... "What welfare reform did, in my view, was go after some of the weakest and most vulnerable people in this country," Sanders said at a Feb.

www.heritage.org/welfare/report/welfare-reform-turns-ten-evidence-shows-reduced-dependence-poverty

By a variety of measures, the 1996 welfare reform succeeded.

www.motherjones.com/mojo/2013/10/welfare-reform-cbpp-deep-poverty

Oct 23, 2013 ... The economy is picking up in some parts of the country, but that hasn't translated into any new serious efforts to help those suffering the most ...

www.manhattan-institute.org/download/9001/article.pdf

welfare reform was bad for the poor, although this effect was initially hidden by the ... the well-being of low-income families, official poverty statistics count only.

www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/moneybox/2016/06/how_welfare_reform_failed.html

Jun 1, 2016 ... If you want a sense of how thoroughly America's welfare system has decayed thanks to the reforms Bill Clinton signed into law two decades ...

www.americanprogress.org/issues/poverty/reports/2013/02/07/52193/post-welfare-reform-trends-plus-deeper-spending-cuts-could-equal-disaster-for-the-nations-poor

Feb 7, 2013 ... Welfare reform, which was passed in 1996 and marks the creation of the .... A Bureau of Labor Statistics study found that the two biggest ...

www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2016/04/the-end-of-welfare-as-we-know-it/476322

Apr 1, 2016 ... The End of Welfare as We Know It. America's once-robust safety net is no more. Bill Clinton signs welfare reform in 1996. J. Scott Applewhite / ...