Thursday, June 28, 2018

Can TANF Reauthorization Hold States Accountable?

From Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity

More than 20 years since the passage of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA), the original goal of state flexibility in the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program remains relevant and essential. Last month, the House Ways and Means Committee passed a bill reauthorizing TANF that reinforced this objective while aiming to fix a number of existing problems.  See the whole article here: /