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Temporary Assistance to Needy Families

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In 1996, the government passed the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) Act in order to have states administer block grants for

A

welfare benefits.

B

equal educational opportunities for low-income families.

C

ending discrimination against minority groups in public facilities.

D

increasing the number of years that low-income families can stay on public assistance.

E

adding medical care or assisted-living services for the elderly.