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The Effect of Welfare Reform on Able-Bodied Food Stamp Recipients

Last Modified: 10/29/2013
Thursday, July 23, 1998

This report is the first to present information on a little-known segment of the Food Stamp population that has been profoundly affected by welfare reform—unemployed, childless, 18-50 year old able-bodied adults. As government agencies find themselves having to learn quickly about those affected by the new rules of public assistance , the need to gather timely and accurate information has never been greater.