Indicators of Welfare Dependence: Annual Report to Congress

07/17/2014

The Welfare Indicators Act of 1994 directed the Secretary of Health and Human Services to study the most useful statistics for tracking and predicting dependence on three means-tested cash and nutritional assistance programs:  Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Food Stamps, and Supplemental Security Income (SSI).  Since then, ASPE has been producing these reports: