Brief Welfare Reform Mostly Worked
Olivia Golden
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[Orlando Sentinel] As a high-ranking federal official in the late 1990s, Urban Institute senior fellow Olivia Golden was on the frontlines of welfare reform. Today, she oversees a major assessment of this legislative overhaul. In this look back at how low-income families have fared since 1996's reforms began putting more people in the workforce, the director of the Institute's Assessing the New Federalism project discusses welfare's successes and unfinished business.
Research Areas Health and health care Children and youth Immigrants and immigration
Tags Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program  Immigrant access to the safety net State Children's Health Insurance Program Medicare Economic well-being