Summary of Final TANF Rules: Some Improvements Around the Margins
Publication Date: February 2008
Author(s): Liz Schott
Special Collection: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Keywords: Economic projections; Federal budget; Income diversity; Economic inequality
The final TANF rule implementing changes due to the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 was published in the Federal Register on February 5, 2008 at 73 Fed. Reg. 6772. The new rule finalizes, with some changes, the Interim Final Rule published on June 29, 2006. The Final Rule is effective October 1, 2008.