Funding for State Welfare Programs

LaDonna Pavetti talked about federal government spending of about $17 billion annually to fund the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families… read more

LaDonna Pavetti talked about federal government spending of about $17 billion annually to fund the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. The money heads to states to develop welfare programs that include requirements for work-related activity. 

This program is part of C-SPAN’s “Your Money” series, which looks at how taxpayer dollars are spent. Most Monday mornings, some of the last hour of “Washington Journal” is devoted to a federal program, focusing on its mission, participants, and cost. close

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

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Oct 3, 2011

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  • Oct 03, 2011 | 9:22am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 03, 2011 | 3:38pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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