TANF and Employment Issues

The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program, created in 1996, requires most welfare recipients to work and imposes time limits on welfare benefits. Recent changes in federal TANF rules place new pressures on states to reduce their welfare caseloads and increase the proportion of their TANF recipients in work activities. Mathematica’s research is providing useful guidance to states in this evolving policy environment.

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