House Holds Hearing on Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

Last week, the House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Human Resources held a hearing on “Next Steps for Welfare Reform: Ideas to Improve Temporary Assistance for Needy Families to Help More Families Find Work and Escape Poverty”.  Witnesses were Peter Cove, Founder, America Works; Sherrie Smoot, Former America Works Client; Eloise Anderson, Co-Chair of the Secretaries’ Innovation Group, Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families; Heather Reynolds, President and CEO, Catholic Charities Fort Worth; Tracy Wareing, Executive Director, American Public Human Services Association; and LaDonna Pavetti, Vice President for Family Income Support Policy, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.  Visit the Committee website for testimony and archived video.

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