Research Report Assessing Federalism: ANF and the Recent Evolution of American Social Policy Federalism
Pamela Winston, Rosa Maria Castaneda
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This paper builds on a series of ANF publications that explored various aspects of social policy federalism since 1996. It explores what ANF's work can tell us about the evolution of federalism within five major social programs during the nine years between 1997 and 2006, focusing on lessons about federal-state relationships. It addresses Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Food Stamps, Medicaid, the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), and child welfare. The paper is the result of a review and synthesis of over 65 publications addressing state and federal financing and/or programmatic arrangements in the major program areas, informed by interviews with experts who participated in ANF research.
Research Areas Health and health care Social safety net Children and youth
Tags Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program  Hunger and food assistance State Children's Health Insurance Program Child welfare