Section 852 - Employment Initiatives Program
Q. What States qualify for the Employment Initiative Program (cash-out)
option and what data source was used to determine their qualification?
A. States in which at least 50% of the food stamp caseload in the summer
of 1993 also received AFDC can under the law provide certain households
with cash in lieu of food stamps. These States are: Alaska, California,
Connecticut, District of Columbia, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota,
New Jersey, West Virginia and Wisconsin. The data source used to identify
qualifying States was the Summer 1993 - Characteristics of Food Stamp
Household report (USDA-FCS-Office of Analysis and Evaluation).
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