This collection consists of the Subject File series for Cynthia Rice in the Domestic Policy Council. Representative files include records pertaining to childcare enhancement, child support enforcement with an emphasis on computerized state collection tools and procedures, the pursuit of employment rights for the disabled, fatherhood development, welfare reform, including budget development and legislative negotiations surrounding food stamps, Medicaid, and Welfare to Work. This series also contains records regarding $3 billion in grants awarded to states and local communities to create additional jobs for recipients of Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), which was created under the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA) of 1996. The collection reflects a level of diversity indicative of the emerging communications revolution of the 1990s, containing faxes, electronic mail, “gray literature” from government and non-profit entities, correspondence from policy advocates, articles from various media outlets, memoranda, handwritten notes, and reports.
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