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Child poverty and welfare reform: Progress or paralysis?

www.irp.wisc.edu/publications/focus/pdfs/foc151.pdf

Welfare reform in the states: The Bush legacy. 18. Poverty in the rural .... other hand, substantially reducing child poverty is certainly feasible in the short run.

Welfare Reform Reduced Poverty And No One Can Contest It - Forbes

www.forbes.com/sites/scottwinship/2016/01/11/welfare-reform-reduced-poverty-and-no-one-can-contest-it/

Jan 11, 2016 ... The reason that poverty fell over time but the child poverty rate did not is well- understood, though welfare reform's detractors often fail to note it.

Welfare Reform and Poverty | Brookings Institution

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Child poverty will be an important issue as the welfare reform reauthorization ... primarily responsible for poverty reduction, about whether welfare reform has led  ...

Welfare Reform Increased Deep Poverty Among Children : National ...

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Aug 4, 2014 ... Welfare Reform Increased Deep Poverty Among Children ... policy, the overall percentage of children living in poverty decreased, but the share ...

Chart Book: TANF at 19 | Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

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Mar 29, 2016 ... Welfare reform provided states with a fixed block grant in exchange for ... TANF plays much less of a role in reducing poverty than AFDC did — and the ... The number of families with children in poverty hit a low of 5.2 million in ...

Welfare reform took people off the rolls. It might have also shortened ...

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Jun 18, 2013 ... "Child poverty dropped to 16.2 percent in 2000, the lowest rate since ... finds that welfare reform increases mortality among recipients, reducing ...

Welfare Reform Leaving More In Poverty - Huffington Post

www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/08/23/welfare-reform-poverty_n_932490.html

Aug 23, 2011 ... Welfare reform, one of the hallmark events of the Clinton presidency, was ... States around the country are slashing cash benefits, reducing time limits ... But large shares were also used to fund state child welfare agencies, ...

What Works Is Work: Welfare Reform and Poverty Reduction

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This is an essay about how the 1996 welfare reform law and other policies ... sticks is the most successful strategy for reducing child poverty that the government ...

welfare reform and child poverty - Population Studies Center

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employer demand for workers and welfare reform mandated increased labor supply .... not to reduce child poverty or even to reduce payroll taxes or expand tax.

1 Testimony of Ron Haskins Co-Director of the Center on Children ...

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Oct 27, 2015 ... successful government reforms to reduce poverty, the welfare reform law of 1996 ... child poverty rate reached the 14 percent achieved in 1969.

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Welfare Reform Turns Ten: Evidence Shows Reduced Dependence ...

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Aug 1, 2006 ... The reform legislation had three goals: 1) to reduce welfare dependence and increase employment; 2) to reduce child poverty; and 3) to reduce ...

Welfare Reform Myths / Myths about welfare reform - Child Welfare

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The welfare reform legislation passed in 1996 did not lead to reduced child poverty. It is true that during the period after the passage of welfare reform (1996 to ...

Child Poverty and Welfare Reform: Stay the Course | Manhattan ...

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But evidence for a direct effect of welfare reform on child poverty is clouded by a ... We identify a number of factors that played a significant role in reducing child ...