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Monday, August 22, 2016

Louisiana Spends Just 11 Percent of TANF Funds in Core Welfare Reform Areas [feedly]

Louisiana Spends Just 11 Percent of TANF Funds in Core Welfare Reform Areas
http://www.cbpp.org/blog/louisiana-spends-just-11-percent-of-tanf-funds-in-core-welfare-reform-areas

Louisiana spends just 11 percent of its state and federal dollars under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program in core welfare reform areas, a new reportfrom the Louisiana Budget Project using 2015 state financial data finds.  The state spent 8 percent on basic assistance, 1 percent on work-related activities, and 2 percent on child care assistance (see first graph).  


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