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Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) has played a shrinking role

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) has played a shrinking role as a safety net for poor families since the mid-‘90s, serving a small share of poor families and lifting many fewer families out of deep poverty than Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) did, says the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities in outlining the need for retooling TANF.

TANF cases have declined dramatically

08/29/2012