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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 ...

www.heritage.org/welfare/report/did-welfare-reform-increase-extreme-poverty-the-united-states

Two decades ago, on August 22, 1996, President Bill Clinton signed the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Act, popularly known as welfare reform, ...

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 / ...

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

The reform legislation had three goals: 1) to reduce welfare dependence and increase employment; 2) to reduce child poverty; and 3) to reduce out-of-wedlock  ...

waysandmeans.house.gov/data-show-welfare-reform-has-been-overwhelmingly-successful

Jul 17, 2012 ... Last week, the Obama Administration took action to dismantle the work requirement that was central to the success of the bipartisan 1996 ...

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.

journalistsresource.org/studies/economics/inequality/welfare-reform-impact-mortality-analysis

Jan 26, 2015 ... Before he was elected president in 1992, Bill Clinton ran on a platform of “ending welfare as we know it.” At the time, a New Deal-era program ...

www.motherjones.com/politics/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 ...