The 1996 welfare reform law replaced a U.S. system of cash assistance to poor single parents with new measures to encourage work. The reforms include job training, tax credits to supplement low wages, and time limits on benefits. Welfare rolls have dropped dramatically. What policies will continue to promote the transition from welfare to work?
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