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Senate Committee on Workfare, Special, Interim - 70th R.S. (1987)

Committee: Senate Workfare, Special, Interim
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Final report and recommendations to the 71st Legislature / Special Senate Interim Committee on Workfare.
Subjects: Job training programs | Poverty | Welfare | Welfare reform | Welfare-to-work |
Library Call Number: L1836.70 w892r
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Online version: View report [37 pages  File size: 2,389 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Conduct a thorough study of the state's AFDC [Aid to Families with Dependent Children] program and other elements of the welfare system in order to determine if it is possible to reduce long-term welfare dependency and its associated costs by encouraging self sufficiency and employment. The committee will study other states' experiences with workfare and other welfare reform programs and assess the implications of proposed changes in federal law. The committee will attempt to determine the need for, and availability of, a variety of support services and programs such as child care, transportation, health insurance, education and job training. Other topics include child support enforcement, benefit levels, pro-family aspects of welfare reform and issues related to child welfare.
Supporting documents
Committee: Senate Workfare, Special, Interim
Title: Committee documentation: daily minutes record
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.70 W892
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Online version: View document [1 pages  File size: 18 kb]

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