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Journal Issue: Welfare to Work Volume 7 Number 1 Spring 1997

Introduction to the AFDC Program
Stephen B. Page Mary B. Larner

Endnotes

  1. U.S. House of Representatives, Ways and Means Committee. Overview of entitlement programs: 1994 green book. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1994, p. 324.
  2. See note no. 1, U. S. House of Representatives, p. 409, Table 10–31.
  3. Larin, K.A., and Porter, K.H. Enough to live on: Setting an appropriate AFDC need standard. Washington, DC: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, 1992.
  4. See note no. 1, U.S. House of Representatives, pp. 366–67, Table 10-11.
  5. See note no. 1, U.S. House of Representatives, pp. 375–77, Table 10-14.
  6. See note no. 1, U.S. House of Representatives, p. 415, Table 10-33.
  7. See note no. 1, U.S. House of Representatives, pp. 366-67, Table 10-11.
  8. See note no. 1, U.S. House of Representatives, p. 416, Table 10-34.
  9. See note no. 1, U.S. House of Representatives, p. 401, Table 10-27.
  10. Pavetti, L.A. Who is affected by time limits? In Welfare reform: An analysis of the issues. I.V. Sawhill, ed. Washington, DC: Urban Institute Press, 1996, pp. 31–34.
  11. See note no. 1, U.S. House of Representatives, pp. 450-51, Table 10-50.
  12. See note no. 1, U.S. House of Representatives, p. 399, Table 10-26.
  13. See note no. 1, U.S. House of Representatives, p. 1255, Table J-6.
  14. Caseloads in many states have fallen since 1994, significantly in some instances, reflecting the effects of the economic recovery and perhaps the impact of state welfare reforms. See R. Pear. Most states find welfare targets well within reach. New York Times, September 23, 1996, at A1.
  15. The federal government and the states shared the costs of the AFDC program according to a formula that increased federal funds to states with low per capita incomes. The federal share ranged from 80% to 50%.
  16. See note no. 1, U.S. House of Representatives, pp. 324–25, Table 10-1.
  17. See note no. 1, U.S. House of Representatives, p. 378, Table 10-15.
  18. Ritchie, S. Welfare spending in state budgets. Albany, NY: Center for the Study of the States, Rockefeller Institute of Government, April 1995, p. 24.
  19. Hernandez, R. For states, complications only begin when the welfare bill is signed. New York Times, August 22, 1996, at B1.
  20. Super, D.A., Parrott, S., Steinmetz, S., and Mann, C. The new welfare law. Washington, DC: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, August 14, 1996.
  21. Center for Law and Social Policy. A summary of key child care provisions of H.R. 3734: The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996. Washington, DC: Center for Law and Social Policy, August 1996.