Support for Low-Income Individuals and Families: A Review of Recent GAO Work

Brown, Kay E.
February 2010
GAO Reports;2/22/2010, preceding p1
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The article presents the assessment of the Government Accountability Office (GAO) on policies and programs that support low-income people, particularly African Americans, in the U.S. It provides an overview of programs such as the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), and the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). Other programs, such as worker training and child care, are discussed.


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