ERIC Number: ED310226
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
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Welfare Reform. Hearing before the Committee on Finance. United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, Second Session (February 4, 1988). Part 3 of 3.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Finance.
This hearing, the third of three on welfare reform, focuses on the problem of child support and ways to improve the current system. One child in four now lives with a single parent; these children must receive the support that they are due. The hearings also focused on the problems of unemployed parents, and how the welfare system can help prepare welfare recipients for the long term through training, education, and job placement. Among the witnesses were the following: (1) Jeff Bingham, Senator, New Mexico; (2) Thad Cochran, Senator, Mississippi; (3) Jim Mattox, Attorney General, Texas; (4) Pierce A. Quinlan; (5) Gerald W. McEntee, American Federation of State and County Municipal Employees; (6) Regina S. Lipscomb, West Virginia Department of Human Services; (7) Carl B. Williams, Greater Avenues for Independence; (8) Cindy C. Haag, Utah Department of Social Services; (9) Robert G. Williams, Policy Studies, Inc.; (10) Robert Greenstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities; (11) David L. Levy, National Council for Children's Rights; and (12) Margaret Prescod, Black Women for Wages for Housework. Also appended are the prepared statements of the witnesses and other material submitted for the record. (BJV)
Descriptors: Child Advocacy, Child Support, Child Welfare, Cost Estimates, Economically Disadvantaged, Employment Programs, Family Financial Resources, Family Programs, Federal Legislation, One Parent Family, Policy Formation, Poverty, Program Costs, Program Development, Public Policy, Welfare Recipients, Welfare Reform, Welfare Services
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Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
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Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Finance.