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Welfare Series: Child Care Promises Fall Through

Friday, August 13, 2004

When the federal welfare program was restructured in 1996, the government promised to provide child care to single parents required to take jobs outside the home. Often, however, that promise is not being kept and families pay the price.

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For other stories in the Welfare Series:

Welfare Series: Block Grants Starve State Budgets
Run Date: 09/03/04

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Welfare Series: Belva Elliott, Mother of Five, Speaks
Run Date: 09/02/04

Welfare Series: Services for Abused Women Scarce
Run Date: 08/27/04

Welfare Series: Child Support Cash Kept by States
Run Date: 08/22/04

Welfare Series: Law Drops Moms in Deeper Poverty
Run Date: 08/06/04

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