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Ohio Has Thrown 40,000 Children Off Key Social Safety Net Program Since 2011

The Nation’s Greg Kaufman reports that “since January 2011, Ohio has thrown nearly 70,000 people — including 40,000 children — off of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) cash assistance program, called Ohio Works First (OWF).” This amounts to nearly 25 percent of the state’s caseload, and is more that the total TANF roll [...]
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Michigan Gov. Snyder Cuts Aid For Low-Income Families After Slashing Taxes On Corporations

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (3 years ago)

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) is expected to sign a bill into law capping how long state residents can receive Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) benefits, a federal program which provides temporary financial assistance ... Read Post

White House Presses Senate On Jobs Subsidies

US Politics / Liberal : The Democratic Daily (4 years ago)

A key White House economic adviser is urging the Senate to extend a jobs-subsidy program that is favored by many, including the conservative governor of Mississippi. The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Subsidized Jobs... Read Post

Senate Extends TANF, But Fails To Renew Popular, Job-Creating TANF Emergency Fund

US Politics / Liberal : The Wonk Room (4 years ago)

For months, Republicans in the Senate have blocked an extension of the currently expired Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Emergency Contingency Fund, a successful jobs program that has created more than 250,000 subsidi... Read Post


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