May 10, 2002

  • CHN: Democrats, Advocates Criticize Social Security Privatization Proposals

    Articles from May 10, 2002 Congress Acts on Welfare Reauthorization On May 2, both the House Ways and Means and the Education and Workforce Committees approved companion bills to reauthorize the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) program. Both bills, which closely resemble President Bush’s reauthorization proposal, would impose strict work mandates on welfare recipients Read More »

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  • CHN: Senate, House Pass Farm Bill Conference Report

    President Bush To Sign Six-Year Agriculture Authorization On Wednesday, May 8, the Senate passed the Farm Bill conference report by a vote of 64-35. The Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 (HR 2646), adopted by the House on May 1, includes a six-year reauthorization of agricultural, commodity, conservation and nutrition programs in addition Read More »

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  • CHN: Senators Agree to Include Health Provisions in Trade Bill

    Articles from May 10, 2002 Congress Acts on Welfare Reauthorization On May 2, both the House Ways and Means and the Education and Workforce Committees approved companion bills to reauthorize the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) program. Both bills, which closely resemble President Bush’s reauthorization proposal, would impose strict work mandates on welfare recipients Read More »

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  • CHN: Congress Acts on Welfare Reauthorization

    House To Vote on Reauthorization Bill Next Week, Proposals Unveiled in Senate On May 2, both the House Ways and Means and the Education and Workforce Committees approved companion bills to reauthorize the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) program. Both bills, which closely resemble President Bush’s reauthorization proposal, would impose strict work mandates on Read More »

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