Testimony Strengthening Access and Accountability to Work in Welfare Programs
Testimony before the House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development
Heather Hahn
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Heather Hahn, senior fellow and co-lead of Urban’s Safety Net to Solid Ground initiative, testified before the U.S. House Education and the Workforce subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development on research related to access, accountability, and other issues in supports for low income children and families. Her testimony addresses the research on work requirements in TANF, alignment of TANF and WIOA, measurement of employment outcomes, and the implications of potential expansions of work requirements in Medicaid, SNAP and other programs.
Research Areas Social safety net Workforce
Tags Subsidized employment Workforce development Poverty Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Welfare and safety net programs Workers in low-wage jobs Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Work supports From Safety Net to Solid Ground Hunger and food assistance
Policy Centers Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population