Welfare Reform 10th Anniversary

As part of a symposium on “Welfare Reform at 10: Marking the Milestone,” the first panel, moderated by Kate O’Beirne,… read more

As part of a symposium on “Welfare Reform at 10: Marking the Milestone,” the first panel, moderated by Kate O’Beirne, discussed the 1996 welfare reform legislation and analyzed its successes in the past ten years. Topics included helping the poor become self-sufficient, incentives and work, and promoting marriage and family. After their presentations the participants responded to audience members' questions. 

Moderated by Matthew Weidinger, the second panel discussed welfare reform in the U.S. and abroad, including topics such as employment rates, racial differences, changes in family composition, entitlement, social welfare system reform in Europe, and class-oriented politics. After their presentations the participants responded to audience members' questions. 

Assistant Secretary Horn delivered closing remarks on “Building on the Foundation.” He also responded to audience members' questions. 

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Mark H. Greenberg Senior Staff Attorney Center for Law and Social Policy
  • Ronald Haskins Senior Fellow Brookings Institution->Economic Studies
  • Wade F. Horn Assistant Secretary Department of Health and Human Services->Administration for Children and Families
  • Lawrence M. Mead Professor New York University->Politics Department
  • Kate O'Beirne Editor National Review->Washington, DC
  • June O'Neill Professor Baruch College->Economics and Finance
  • Robert E. Rector Senior Research Fellow Heritage Foundation->Domestic Policy Studies
  • Jason A. Turner Visiting Fellow Heritage Foundation->Welfare Policy
  • Matthew Weidinger Staff Director Ways and Means->Subcommittee on Human Resources
  • Michael Wiseman Visiting Scholar Social Security Administration->Income Assistance Policy
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Welfare Reform 10th Anniversary

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Program ID:
193912-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 17, 2006
Last Aired:
Aug 20, 2006

Airing Details

  • Aug 17, 2006 | 2:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 17, 2006 | 2:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 17, 2006 | 9:28pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 18, 2006 | 12:16am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 18, 2006 | 4:40am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 18, 2006 | 9:18am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 18, 2006 | 11:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 20, 2006 | 1:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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