Publication Date: March 1997
Publisher: Center for Law and Social Policy
Author(s): Steve Savner; Mark Greenberg
Research Area: Social conditions
Coverage: United States
A central element of the PRWORA is the creation of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families block grant (TANF) to replace the Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program. This paper discusses the fundamental changes of the relationship between federal and state funds and the important implications for program design.
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