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Welfare Reform Ten Years Later


As Cheryl Wetzstein of the Washington Times notes, the landmark 1996 bill has done much to eradicate poverty and keep single mothers working since it was written by the Republican led House and passed with bipartisan support. In its 10 year anniversary report, the House Ways and Means committee notes this progress but also points out where the reform has fallen short and what can be done to help improve it. Read more about Welfare Reform here.