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IMPACT OF WELFARE REFORM ON CHILDREN
AND THEIR FAMIUES




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BEFORE THE

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ONE HUNDRED FOURTH CONGRESS

FIRST SESSION
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ONE HUNDRED FOURTH CONGRESS

FIRST SESSION
ON



FEBRUARY 28, AND MARCH 1, 1995



Printed for the use of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources



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COMMITTEE ON LABOR AND HUMAN RESOURCES

NANCY LANDON KASSEBAUM. Kansas, Chairman
JAMES M. JEFFORDS, Vermont EDWARD M. KENNEDY, Massachusetts

DAN COATS, Indiana CLAIBORNE PELL, Rhode Island

JUDD GREGG, New Hampshire CHRISTOPHER J. DODD, Connecticut

BILL FRIST, Tennessee PAUL SIMON, Illinois

MIKE DeWINE, Ohio TOM HARKIN, Iowa

JOHN ASHCROFT, Missouri BARBARA A. MIKULSKI, Maryland

SPENCER ABRAHAM, Michigan PAUL WELLSTONE, Minnesota

SLADE GORTON, Washington

Susan K. Hattan. Staff Director
Nick LITTLEFIELD, Minority Sta/r Director and Chief Counsel

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CONTENTS



DWPACT OF WELFARE REFORM ON CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES

STATEMENTS
Tuesday, February 28, 1995

Page

Kassebaum, Hon. Nancy Landon, a U.S. Senator from the State of Kansas 1

Phillips, Kevin, author, commentator, contributing colunmist. The Los Ange-
les Times; and Sara McLanahan, professor of sociology and public affairs,
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 5

Waldman, William, Commissioner, New Jersey Department of Human Serv-
ices; Lawrence E. Townsend, Jr., Director, Riverside County Department
of Public social Services; and Judith M. Gueron, president. Manpower Dem-
onstration Research Corp 36

Marisette, Gladys, Topeka, KS; Janet Schalansky, acting secretary, Kansas
Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services; and Sarah Shuptrine,
Sarah Shuptrine and Associates, Columbia, SC 49

APPENDDC

Statements, articles, publications, letters, etc.:

Sara McLanahan 64

Judith Gueron 65

Sarah Cardwell Shuptrine 74

William Waldman 77

Lawrence E. Townsend, Jr 82

Gladys Marisette 90

Janet Schalansky 93

NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund 103

IMPACT OF WELFARE REFORM ON THE CHILD CARE SYSTEM

STATEMENTS
Wednesday, March 1, 1995

Page

Kassebaum, Hon. Nancy Landon, a U.S. Senator from the State of Kansas ..... Ill

Hofferth, Sandra L., research scientist and adjunct professor. The University
of Michigan Institute for Social Research; and Deborah A. Phillips, director.
Board on Children and Families, National Research Council, and associate
professor of psychology. University of Virginia 112

Ross, Jane L., Director, Income Security Issues, U.S. Gen'eral Accounting
Office, Washington, DC, accompanied by Lynne Fender, Assistant Director;
Tamara Elser, Fair Haven, VT; Patricia Siege' executive director, Califor-
nia Child Care Resource and Referral Network, San Francisco, CA: and
Robert I. Lerman, chairman and professor. Department of Economics, The
American University, Washington, DC 147

Langguth, Claudia, associate consultant, Tonn & Associates, Austin, TX; and
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