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    Foster Care and Sex Trafficking

    The House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Human Resources held a hearing on foster care kids who become involved in sex trafficking. Witnesses included several members of Congress who…

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    Tax Credits and Welfare Programs

    Witnesses testified about U.S. tax credits and welfare programs, and whether the programs discouraged work and higher earnings for recipients. Iain Duncan Smith, the first sitting…

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    Assistance to Families Reauthorization

    Witnesses testified on the re-authorization of the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) program, focusing on the ways states engage recipients in work activities that move them…

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    Child Deaths from Maltreatment

    Witnesses testified about a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report on child welfare. The report found that thedU.S. uses flawed methods in tracking child deaths from…

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    Neglect and Abuse of Adopted Children

    Witnesses testified about a New Jersey case in which four children were allegedly starved by their parents. Among the issues they addressed were state responses to the case, the foster…

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    Surplus Unemployment Funds

    Witnesses testified about a White House plan to let states use surplus unemployment insurance funds for paid leave. Senator Judd warned that unemployment insurance legislative is under…

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    Progress of Welfare Reform

    During a field hearing in Baltimore, committee members heard testimony about how states were investing their own funds to better meet the needs of those who are leaving and attempting to…

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    Social Security's Management of Disability Cases

    Committee members heard testimony about the Social Security Administration’s management of its disability caseload, how the agency is implementing a plan to redesign its disability…

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    Welfare Reform Implementation

    Subcommittee members heard testimony from an administration official and representatives which specialize in welfare policy for various organizations concerning the implementation of the…

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    Republican Welfare Reform Plan Part 2

    The subcommittee heard testimony about welfare reform from a variety of welfare administrators from different states and an administration officials. The Republican welfare reform…

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    Republican Welfare Reform Plan Part 1

    The subcommittee heard testimony about welfare programs in general and about specifics of the Republican proposal. The plan would turn over to the states control of the major welfare…

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    Administration Welfare Reform Proposals

    Assistant Secretary Bane testified about the administration’s proposed welfare reform legislation which was submitted to Congress a part of the fiscal year 1997 federal budget on 26…

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    Governors' Welfare Reform Proposal

    The subcommittee heard testimony on the bipartisan welfare reform plan recently put forward by the National Governors' Association. At a recent meeting, the nations' governors endorsed…

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    Welfare Reform Part 3

    Committee members held a markup session on welfare reform legislation. During a markup session members go through a bill in detail, revising language and making changes.

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    Welfare Reform Part 2

    Committee members held a markup session on welfare reform legislation. During a markup session members go through a bill in detail, revising language and making changes.

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    Welfare Reform Part 1

    Committee members held a markup session on welfare reform legislation. During a markup session members go through a bill in detail, revising language and making changes.

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    Welfare Reform

    Committee members heard testimony on ways to improve the welfare system in America.

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    Welfare Reform

    Committee members heard testimony on ways to improve the welfare system in America.

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    Welfare Reform

    Committee members heard testimony on ways to improve the welfare system in America.

    78 views
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    Welfare Reform

    Committee members heard testimony on illegitimacy and its connection to welfare. Witnesses summarized historical changes in rates of illegitimacy and the role it has played in the…

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