June 2016

Federal Update

Congress returned June 6 after the Memorial Day break and will be in session for the remainder of the month. In May, the House Ways and Means Committee adopted six bills amending sections of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF/CalWORKs) program and later this week it may consider a child welfare reform measure. Also this week, the Senate Labor-HHS Appropriations Subcommittee will consider it’s a fiscal year 2017 spending bill. And, House Speaker Paul D. Ryan released the House Republican Poverty Task Force policy agenda today.

Updates in the CWDA June Federal Update include information on:

  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Markups
  • Child Welfare Reform
  • Senate Labor-HHS FY 2017 Appropriations
  • House Republican Poverty Agenda

Read the CWDA June 2016 Federal Update.