TANF Reauthorization: Options and Opportunities

Margy Waller
Margy Waller Visiting Fellow, Economic Studies and Metropolitan Policy, The Brookings Institution

May 30, 2002

Ms. Waller provided analysis of the welfare reform reauthorization debate. She reviewed the changes made by and outcomes of the 1996 reform bill, with a particular emphasis on urban impacts. Next, her presentation reviewed the leading legislative proposals in the House of Representatives and Senate as of May 2002.

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