February 28, 2002

  • CHN: President Bush Unveils TANF Reauthorization Agenda

    Plan Undermines Support for Low-Income Families On February 26, President Bush announced his proposal for the upcoming reauthorization of the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) program, the primary source of government-sponsored benefits and work support services for low-income families in this country. While the President’s plan claims to protect children and strengthen families, critics Read More »

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  • CHN: Senators Reach Compromise Deal on Faith-Based Initiative

    Response From Human Needs Community Remains Mixed On Thursday, February 7, Senators Rick Santorum (R-PA) and Joe Lieberman (D-CT) announced a bipartisan agreement on legislation addressing the President’s Faith-Based and Community Initiative. This legislation, the Charity Aid, Recovery and Empowerment (CARE) Act (S 1924), reflects key elements of the President’s “Armies of Compassion” initiative, which Read More »

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