Welfare Reform: Reflecting on its 5th Anniversary

Brief

Welfare Reform: Reflecting on its 5th Anniversary

Commentary
August 22, 2001

Abstract

(San Francisco Chronicle) Landmark Welfare-reform legislation signed into law in 1996 by then-President Clinton amid bipartisan calls to "end welfare as we know it" and to empower states to get welfare recipients into jobs is coming up for reauthorization.
A former governor and a "statesman" to the bone, President Bush probably will look for ways to give states even more room to maneuver.

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