The Obama administration issued a new policy asserting that it would issue waivers to exempt states from the work requirements established in the 1996 welfare-reform law. Read More.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) granted itself authority to “waive compliance” with all of the work provisions in the TANF program. Read More.
The Administration is turning welfare reform on its head by jettisoning the legislative goal of reducing welfare caseloads. Read More.
The means-tested welfare system consists of 79 federal programs providing cash, food, housing, medical care, social services, training, and targeted education aid to poor and low-income Americans. Read More.
Child poverty is an ongoing national concern, but few are aware that its principal cause is the absence of married fathers in the home. Read More.