Brief Welfare-to-Work: Results are Better than Red Tape
Olivia Golden, Heather Hahn
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In our research at the Urban Institute, state officials express frustration that caseworkers must spend too many hours tracking paperwork rather than pushing people toward employment, Olivia Golden and Heather Hahn explain in this commentary for the McClatchy Newspapers. Its better to give states leeway to test new ideas about getting people from welfare into jobs and tying this flexibility to results.
Research Areas Social safety net
Tags Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Welfare and safety net programs