ERIC Number: ED473593
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Working toward Independence: The Administration's Plan To Build upon the Successes of Welfare Reform. Hearing before the Committee on Education and the Workforce. House of Representatives, One Hundred Seventh Congress, Second Session (April 9, 2002).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
This document reports on a congressional hearing on the George W. Bush administration's proposals for welfare reform and legislation to reauthorize the 1996 welfare reform law. Testimony includes statements from United States (US) Representatives John Boehner and Patsy Mink; Tommy G. Thompson, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; and Wendell Primus, director of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities; and Jason A. Turner, visiting fellow, the Heritage Foundation. Appendixes include written statements and testimony of the individuals who presented live statements and testimony; a list of groups that have endorsed H.R. 3113, The TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) Reauthorization Act; and questions from minority members. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Child Advocacy, Child Care, Child Welfare, Economically Disadvantaged, Eligibility, Employed Women, Employment Services, Federal Legislation, Federal State Relationship, Hearings, Job Training, One Parent Family, Policy Formation, Poverty, Poverty Programs, State Federal Aid, Transportation, Vocational Education, Welfare Recipients, Welfare Reform
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402. For full text: http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=107_hou se_hearings&docid=f:82130.pdf.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunities Reconciliation Act; Temporary Assistance for Needy Families