1996 Welfare Law

C-SPAN looked back on the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PRWORA), which President Bill Clinton… read more

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, also known as the welfare bill, changed existing assistance programs by creating work requirements, enacting time limits on cash benefits, and giving states more control over welfare dollars.

The program identification numbers for each of the programs featured in this compilation are 62882-1, 62887-1. 62887-1, 74541-1, 177507-1, 193956-1, 173561-1, 306408-1 close

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1996 Welfare Law

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Program ID:
414035-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Video Magazine
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 22, 2016 | 11:01am EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Aug 28, 2016 | 3:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Aug 22, 2016 | 9:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 23, 2016 | 2:19am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 23, 2016 | 10:39am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 24, 2016 | 3:28pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 28, 2016 | 3:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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