Describes and provides context for HHS initiative to waive work participation standards of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) block grant program, which provides grants to States for a wide range of benefits, services, and activities that address economic and social disadvantage for families with children. Discusses current TANF work participation standards; HHS initiative; pre-1996 welfare waivers, including how they were treated under TANF; and Bush Administration "superwaiver" proposal and other legislative proposals. Includes tables and graphs.
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