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    1996 Welfare Law

    C-SPAN looked back on the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PRWORA), which President Bill Clinton signed into law on August 22, 1996. The legislation,…

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    American Enterprise Institute Forum on 1996 Welfare Law, Clinton Administration Officials

    The American Enterprise Institute hosted a series of panel discussions analyzing the impact of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PRWORA), also…

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    American Enterprise Institute Forum on 1996 Welfare Law, States Panel

    The American Enterprise Institute hosted a series of panel discussions analyzing the impact of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PRWORA), also…

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    American Enterprise Institute Forum on 1996 Welfare Law, Congressional Panel

    The American Enterprise Institute hosted a series of panel discussions analyzing the impact of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PRWORA), also…

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    American Enterprise Institute Forum on 1996 Welfare Law, Governors Panel

    The American Enterprise Institute hosted a series of panel discussions on the impact of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PRWORA), also sometimes…

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    Open Phones on Anniversary of 1996 Welfare Law

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the anniversary of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996, also known as the welfare reform law.

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    Speaker Ryan on Welfare Law

    House Speaker spoke about the 20th anniversary of President Bill Clinton signing into law the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PRWORA), also sometimes referred to as…

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    Cato Institute Forum on 1996 Welfare Law, Opening Remarks

    Michael Tanner made comments opening at an event marking the the 20th anniversary of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PRWORA), also known as the…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to a question on the 20th anniversary of President Bill Clinton signing into law the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to a question on the 20th anniversary of President Bill Clinton signing into law the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of…

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    Welfare Law Anniversary

    The Heritage Foundation and the American Enterprise Institute hosted a forum to mark the 20th anniversary of President Bill Clinton signing into law the Personal Responsibility and Work…

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    Republican Agenda for Combating Poverty

    Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and other House Republicans unveiled the party’s “A Better Way to Fight Poverty” proposal at House of Help City Of Hope, a residential treatment facility in the Anacostia neighborhood of…

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    Military Welfare Programs

    Jennifer Mittelstadt talked about her book The Rise of the Military Welfare State, which gives an in-depth look at the rise of military social welfare programs and how they have changed through the decades…

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    Hunger and Food Assistance Programs

    Secretary Tom Vilsack talked about Department of Agriculture efforts to combat food insecurity, including Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits and other nutrition assistance…

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    Proposed Restrictions for Welfare Recipients

    Olivia Golden talked about recent state-level efforts to tighten restrictions for food stamp and other welfare recipients on how they can use their benefits.

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    Poverty and Working Families

    Representatives from charitable organizations testified on the impact of state welfare and private philanthropic programs in reducing poverty. They talked about the different forms of poverty,…

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    Welfare Reform

    Representative Jim Jordan (R-OH) talked about his proposals for welfare reform. Following remarks, he participated in a panel discussion on the Welfare Reform Bill with the Heritage Foundation’s Jennifer Marshall and…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question “Should Welfare Recipients Be Drug Tested?” The question was inspired by the December 31, 2013, overturning of a Florida law. A video clip was shown of…

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    Welfare Reform and Poverty

    Stephanie Mencimer, who writes about legal affairs and domestic policy for Mother Jones Magazine, talked about the decrease in value of monthly welfare benefits since the welfare system was reformed in 1996.…

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    Work-Focused Welfare Reform

    Robert Doar spoke at an event in which he received the 2012 Urban Innovator Award for his efforts in reforming New York City’s welfare program. He outlined the keys to work-focused welfare…

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