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.
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.
Child poverty will be an important issue as the welfare reform reauthorization ...
primarily responsible for poverty reduction, about whether welfare reform has led
Aug 4, 2014 ... Welfare Reform Increased Deep Poverty Among Children ... policy, the overall
percentage of children living in poverty decreased, but the share ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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
employer demand for workers and welfare reform mandated increased labor
supply .... not to reduce child poverty or even to reduce payroll taxes or expand
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.