How States Used TANF and MOE Funds in FY 2002: The Picture from Federal Reporting

Publication Date: January 2003

Publisher: Center for Law and Social Policy

Author(s): Mark Greenberg; Elise Richer

Research Area: Social conditions

Type: Brief

Coverage: United States


The Department of Health and Human Services has released financial data for states’ use of federal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and state maintenance of effort (MOE) funds for the 2002 fiscal year (FY). Drawing from this federal financial reporting, we describe here how TANF and MOE funds were used in FY 2002 and we discuss policy implications.