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TANF Reauthorization 2003: Lessons from Block Grants

This powerpoint presentation by Margy Waller summarizes academic literature analyzing nine human services block grants implemented in 1982. She also reviews the implementation of the Temporarary Assistance for Needy Families block grant, and administration proposals for reauthorization of the 1996 welfare bill, in light of the history of block grants.

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Margy Waller

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

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