Welfare: The Challenge of Change

Number 12143
Subject Welfare
Source Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.)
State TN
Year 1995
Publication Date March 19
Summary The Commercial Appeal reports that "while details are far from settled, the broad outlines of welfare reform - spending caps, time limits, work requirements and block grants - promise big changes in Shelby County, where one of every four families with children under 18 draws a monthly welfare check. But welfare is more than cash. Many members of Congress consider food stamps, commodities, school lunches, housing subsidies, job training, child care and health insurance as forms of welfare...."
Category General
Pages 6
Keywords CAR Medicaid AFDC TennCare TANF working poor Memphis Housing Authority MHA poverty welfare-to-work
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