Welfare Reform Bill Signing

President Bill Clinton and Vice President AL Gore talked about the importance of reforming welfare in the proper manner. After being… read more

President Bill Clinton and Vice President AL Gore talked about the importance of reforming welfare in the proper manner. After being introduced by a former welfare recipient from Arkansas, President Clinton outlined both the provisions of the bill with which he agrees, the increased child care funding and stronger work requirements, and those with which he disagrees, food stamp funding and provisions for legal immigrants. He also stressed that this was only a preliminary step in welfare reform. Surrounded by three former welfare recipients, members of Congress and governors, the president signed the bill. close

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Welfare Reform Bill Signing

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Program ID:
74541-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Statement
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 22, 1996 | 11:12am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Dec 25, 1999 | 3:55am EST | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Aug 22, 1996 | 11:12am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 22, 1996 | 5:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 22, 1996 | 7:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 23, 1996 | 12:49am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 23, 1996 | 6:18am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 02, 1997 | 1:52pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 15, 1999 | 10:08pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 25, 1999 | 3:55am EST | C-SPAN 1
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