Welfare Reform Revisited

In the five years since the passage of the federal welfare law, caseloads in cities have fallen more slowly than in other places, leaving a welfare population today that is much more concentrated in urban areas. NPR's Ina Jaffe reports that this has important implications for helping those families receive the services they need, and for maintaining political support for welfare reform.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.