fare them well

tracking what’s changing for welfare, women and children

Time is Ticking in Tennessee

On July 1, Tennessee became the last state in America to adhere to strict time limits on welfare benefits. Families First — the state’s federally-funded public assistance program — must now adapt to the new rules after being waived from national requirements for 11 years in order to establish the system they have now.

This Tennessean editorial asks what should be done for families coming off of welfare after being financially assisted for years?


October 7, 2007 - Posted by | Other Opinions | , , , ,

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