Welfare Reform: Building on a Good Start

Brief Analyses | Welfare

No. 216
Tuesday, November 12, 1996
by Robert Carleson

Recently enacted welfare reform legislation reverses 61 years of U.S. welfare policy, ending a recipient's entitlement to a welfare check. It's a good start, and one on which the 105th Congress and the state legislatures can build a better future for millions of people trapped in the old welfare system.

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