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TANF Reauthorization: Options and Opportunities

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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Margy Waller

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

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