Skip to comments.Obama administration ‘guts’ welfare reform with new HHS rule
Posted on 07/13/2012 10:30:53 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
Obama administration guts welfare reform with new HHS rule 11:05 AM 07/13/2012
The Department and Health and Human Services announced the agency will issue waivers for the federal work requirement of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program considered a central facet of welfare reform in 1996 Thursday.
The Information Memorandum states that the agency will be issuing waivers for TANFs work participation requirements for parents and caretakers as a way to find new approaches to better employment outcomes.
While the TANF work participation requirements are contained in section 407, section 402(a)(1)(A)(iii) requires that the state plan [e]nsure that parents and caretakers receiving assistance under the program engage in work activities in accordance with section 407, the memo, signed by HHS Director of the Office of Family Assistance, Earl Johnson, explained. Thus, HHS has authority to waive compliance with this 402 requirement and authorize a state to test approaches and methods other than those set forth in section 407, including definitions of work activities and engagement, specified limitations, verification procedures, and the calculation of participation rates.
The goal, according to the memo, is to improve employment outcomes by encouraging states to consider new, more effective ways to meet the goals of TANF, particularly helping parents successfully prepare for, find, and retain employment. HHS will also require states to provide a method for evaluation and monitor progress.
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What is the difference between this and the act of a DICTATOR?
Kathleen Sebelius aka Dr Joseph Mengele’s daughter, is by far the scariest woman on the planet.
He will continue to do this until the House of Representatives takes action to cut off the money or vote articles of impeachment.
Mr. Boehner — where are you?
When is someone, one single Republican, going to file articles of Impeachment??
Oh good. So what was “not work” before can now be considered “work” to qualify for this hand-out. So, I suppose this means that babysitting your own children, which probably wasn’t “work” before, will now be considered “work” and . . . cha-ching, free money.
WHERE ARE THE DEFENDERS OF THE CONSTITUTION? WHERE IS THE GOP? HELLO............ANYONE LISTENING?
WHY ARE THEY LETTING HIM GET AWAY WITH THIS..............AGAIN???????????
Romney says what Obama’s done is like a ‘kick in the gut’
Obama comes out with ‘news’ headlines of ‘gutting’ something...
No wonder there is confusion. No wonder Americans have the lowest confidence in ‘news’ ever.
And it is only coincidental that the Emperor’s latest edict is just 4 months before the general election.
My guess is that part of the Obama strategy is to drive the House to file articles of impeachment in an attempt to clarify and unite against a common ‘enemy’ and fire up the libtard base.
That being said, I do still think the House DOES need to take action against the Dictator-In-Chief-King.
Bingo Are you paying attention now? (Watch Video to see just how scary she is.)
Obama removing the work requirement flies in the face of the public law passed by Congress and signed by President Clinton. This is more lawlessness by Obama simply to bankrupt the country and buy votes.
Congress can still attempt to override an executive order questions is will they do anything or just surrender?
I guess we’ll have to implement Operation Backtrack.
“Congress can still attempt to override an executive order questions is will they do anything or just surrender?”
Boehner will cry. Pelosi will laugh. Obama will move on to the next edict.
Another lawless action by a corrupt, arrogant, lawless administration
He just reduced the unemployment figures by half. That 4.1 unemployment rate is gonna look real good during the election!
Obama is definitely setting the country up for something. He issues so many executive orders it is hard to remember what they were from one to the next. Someone on the inside needs to step up and arrest this napolionic clown and his minions for treason.
Where in the heck are the Republican members of Congress?
Are there no patriots left in Congress?
JUST WHAT THE CRAP IS GOING ON!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Now, the Moms collecting don’t have to work or seek work.
Is he’s trying to get the unemployment numbers below 8.3 , before Nov ?
Another flip of the wee birdie at our Constitution, our Congress, and the people of this Nation by the Marxist in Chief we all know very well is behind this ploy to buy votes with welfare.
Same modus operandi with the Food Stamp game he’s playing advertising on Spanish Speaking Radio to get as many as possible onto that form of welfare. It’s all for the votes.